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CVE-2010-0424 Detail

Description

The edit_cmd function in crontab.c in (1) cronie before 1.4.4 and (2) Vixie cron (vixie-cron) allows local users to change the modification times of arbitrary files, and consequently cause a denial of service, via a symlink attack on a temporary file in the /tmp directory.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/25/2010

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0424
Original release date:
02/25/2010
Last revised:
01/05/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
3.3 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/26/2010)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-0424 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/cronie.git?p=cronie.git;a=commit;h=9e4a8fa5f9171fb724981f53879c9b20264aeb61 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/cronie.git?p=cronie.git;a=commit;h=9e4a8fa5f9171fb724981f53879c9b20264aeb61
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035762.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-2751
http://secunia.com/advisories/48104 External Source SECUNIA 48104
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38391 External Source BID 38391
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=565809 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=565809

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