Fedora Core 3 : vixie-cron-4.1-33_FC3 (2005-320)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19652


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


o Fixes security vulnerability CVE-2005-1038 ( http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/395093 ) o Makes filename and command line length constraints correspond to system limits

o Improved PAM support

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected vixie-cron and / or vixie-cron-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19652

File Name: fedora_2005-320.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2005/09/12

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:vixie-cron, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:vixie-cron-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/04/15

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2005-320