Descriptionlib/fsm.c in RPM 4.8.0 and earlier does not properly reset the metadata of an executable file during replacement of the file in an RPM package upgrade or deletion of the file in an RPM package removal, which might allow local users to gain privileges or bypass intended access restrictions by creating a hard link to a vulnerable file that has (1) POSIX file capabilities or (2) SELinux context information, a related issue to CVE-2010-2059.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1||rpm||Released|
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP1||rpm||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3||rpm||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA||rpm||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1||rpm||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS||rpm||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1||rpm||Released|
|SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3||rpm||Released|