Description/bin/login in shadow 126.96.36.199 in Debian GNU/Linux, and probably other Linux distributions, allows local users in the utmp group to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file referenced in a line (aka ut_line) field in a utmp entry.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3||login||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS||login||Analysis|