openSUSE Security Update : cron (cron-2026)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of cron fixes a race condition in crontab that can be used
to change the time-stamp of arbitrary files while editing the crontab
entry. CVE-2010-0424: CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.6 Additionally the return
value of initgroups() is verified now.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=580800

Solution :

Update the affected cron package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45095 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0424

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