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CVE-2005-1038 Detail

Description

crontab in Vixie cron 4.1, when running with the -e option, allows local users to read the cron files of other users by changing the file being edited to a symlink. NOTE: there is insufficient information to know whether this is a duplicate of CVE-2001-0235.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060401-01-U
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-118.htm
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_007_suse.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-361.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0117.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/395093 Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13024 Patch
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11104

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11104
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11104

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1038
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017