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ELSA-2012-0304 Low: Oracle Linux vixie-cron security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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ELSA-2012-0304 Low: Oracle Linux vixie-cron security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/25/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/23/2012
Modified
07/04/2017

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)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-vixie-cron

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