Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cronie (MDVSA-2013:033)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated cronie package fixes the following issue :

It was reported that cronie 1.4.8 would leak certain file descriptors.
On systems where /etc/crontab is not world-readable this could be an
information disclosure concern (CVE-2012-6097).

Solution :

Update the affected cronie and / or cronie-anacron packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66047 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57191

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6097

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