SuSE 10 Security Update : cron (ZYPP Patch Number 6865)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 49841


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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.

- CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.6 Additionally the return value of initgroups() is verified now. (CVE-2010-0424)


Apply ZYPP patch number 6865.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 49841

File Name: suse_cron-6865.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0424

CWE: 59