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Fedora Core 5 2006-823: 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-2006-823 (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.



Update information :

* Fri Jul 14 2006 Jason Vas Dias - 4:4.1-55.FC5
- fix bug 198893 - change permissions of cron spool directories to 0700
- fix bug 191823: fix missing BuildRequires: audit-libs-devel



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

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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