CVE-2006-2607

NameCVE-2006-2607
Descriptiondo_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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NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs85609, 86775

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cron (PTS)stretch3.0pl1-128+deb9u1fixed
buster3.0pl1-134+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid3.0pl1-136fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cronsource(unstable)3.0pl1-64medium85609, 86775

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