DescriptionThe convert-fcrontab program in fcron 3.0.0 might allow local users to gain privileges via a long command-line argument, which causes Linux glibc to report heap memory corruption, possibly because a strcpy in the strdup2 function can "overwrite some data."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fcronsource(unstable)(not affected)


- fcron <not-affected> (Vulnerable app in the Debian package, not setuid anyway)

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