Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : vixie-cron (MDKSA-2001:050)
High Nessus Plugin ID 13868
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA recent security fix to cron introduced a new problem with giving up privileges before invoking the editor. A malicious local user could exploit this to gain root access.
SolutionUpdate the affected vixie-cron package.