CVE-2011-1073

NameCVE-2011-1073
Descriptioncrontab.c in crontab in FreeBSD and Apple Mac OS X allows local users to (1) determine the existence of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/crontab.XXXXXXXXXX temporary file and (2) perform MD5 checksum comparisons on arbitrary pairs of files via two symlink attacks on /tmp/crontab.XXXXXXXXXX temporary files.
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)jessie3.0pl1-127+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.0pl1-127+deb8u2fixed
stretch3.0pl1-128+deb9u1fixed
buster3.0pl1-134+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid3.0pl1-135fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cronsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- cron <not-affected> (Debian's cron not affected)

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