CVE-2006-2607 Detail

Current Description

do_command.c in Vixie cron (vixie-cron) 4.1 does not check the return code of a setuid call, which might allow local users to gain root privileges if setuid fails in cases such as PAM failures or resource limits, as originally demonstrated by a program that exceeds the process limits as defined in /etc/security/limits.conf.


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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.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=134194
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200606-07.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016480
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-168.htm
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006-05-32.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0539.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/435033/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18108
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2075
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=178431 Exploit  Patch 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26691
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10213
https://usn.ubuntu.com/778-1/

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2607
NVD Published Date:
05/25/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2018
Source:
MITRE