CVE-2005-1038 Detail

Current 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.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (03/14/2007)

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

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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

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

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