CVE-2010-0424

NameCVE-2010-0424
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cron (PTS)buster3.0pl1-134+deb10u1fixed
bullseye3.0pl1-137fixed
bookworm3.0pl1-151fixed
sid3.0pl1-153fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cronsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- cron <not-affected> (vulnerability in redhat-specific changes to their cron forks; cronie and vixie-cron)

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