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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.57089
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0539
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2006:0539.

The vixie-cron package contains the Vixie version of cron. Cron is a
standard UNIX daemon that runs specified programs at scheduled times.

A privilege escalation flaw was found in the way Vixie Cron runs programs

vixie-cron does not properly verify an attempt to set the current process
user id succeeded. It was possible for a malicious local users who
exhausted certain limits to execute arbitrary commands as root via cron.
(CVE-2006-2607)

All users of vixie-cron should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0539.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.2

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-2607
BugTraq ID: 18108
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18108
Bugtraq: 20060525 rPSA-2006-0082-1 vixie-cron (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/435033/100/0/threaded
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200606-07.xml
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10213
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0539.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016480
http://secunia.com/advisories/20380
http://secunia.com/advisories/20388
http://secunia.com/advisories/20616
http://secunia.com/advisories/21032
http://secunia.com/advisories/21702
http://secunia.com/advisories/35318
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2006:027 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006-05-32.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/778-1/
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2075
XForce ISS Database: vixie-cron-docommand-gain-privilege(26691)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26691
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