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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-0424: Vixie cron: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-0424: Vixie cron: Denial of service

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/25/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

The edit_cmd function in crontab.c in (1) cronie before 1.4.4 and (2) Vixie cron (vixie-cron) allows local users to change the modification times of arbitrary files, and consequently cause a denial of service, via a symlink attack on a temporary file in the /tmp directory.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-process-vixie-cron

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