CVE-2007-1856

NameCVE-2007-1856
DescriptionVixie Cron before 4.1-r10 on Gentoo Linux is installed with insecure permissions, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (cron failure) by creating hard links, which results in a failed st_nlink check in database.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow

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)(not affected)

Notes

- cron <not-affected> (Debian uses proper permission scheme)

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