openSUSE 10 Security Update : cron (cron-3092)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

By setting hard links to /etc/crontab users were able to prevent cron
from running scheduled jobs (CVE-2007-1856).

A re-emerged symlink bug allowed users to edit the crontab of other
users (CVE-2005-1038).

Solution :

Update the affected cron package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27190 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1038
CVE-2007-1856

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