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Fedora Core 3 2005-320: vixie-cron

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the vixie-cron package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-320 (vixie-cron).

The vixie-cron package contains the Vixie version of cron. Cron is a
standard UNIX daemon that runs specified programs at scheduled times.
Vixie cron adds better security and more powerful configuration
options to the standard version of cron.


o Fixes security vulnerability CVE-2005-1038
( [14]http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/395093 )

o Makes filename and command line length constraints
correspond to system limits

o Improved PAM support



Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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