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Debian: CVE-2017-9525: cron -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2017-9525: cron -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/09/2017
Created
04/22/2019
Added
03/22/2019
Modified
02/24/2020

Description

In the cron package through 3.0pl1-128 on Debian, and through 3.0pl1-128ubuntu2 on Ubuntu, the postinst maintainer script allows for group-crontab-to-root privilege escalation via symlink attacks against unsafe usage of the chown and chmod programs.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-cron

References

  • debian-upgrade-cron

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