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RHSA-2006-0539: vixie

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the vixie packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated vixie-cron packages that fix a privilege escalation issue are now
available.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat
Security Response Team.

The vixie-cron package contains the Vixie version of cron. Cron is a
standard UNIX daemon that runs specified programs at scheduled times.

A privilege escalation flaw was found in the way Vixie Cron runs programs

vixie-cron does not properly verify an attempt to set the current process
user id succeeded. It was possible for a malicious local users who
exhausted certain limits to execute arbitrary commands as root via cron.
(CVE-2006-2607)

All users of vixie-cron should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0539.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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