ID CVE-2005-1038
Summary crontab in Vixie cron 4.1, when running with the -e option, allows local users to read the cron files of other users by changing the file being edited to a symlink. NOTE: there is insufficient information to know whether this is a duplicate of CVE-2001-0235.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:paul_vixie:vixie_cron:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:paul_vixie:vixie_cron:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:advanced_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:advanced_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:workstation:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:workstation:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 2.1 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:30)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL NONE NONE
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:11:32.347-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description crontab in Vixie cron 4.1, when running with the -e option, allows local users to read the cron files of other users by changing the file being edited to a symlink. NOTE: there is insufficient information to know whether this is a duplicate of CVE-2001-0235.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11104
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title crontab in Vixie cron 4.1, when running with the -e option, allows local users to read the cron files of other users by changing the file being edited to a symlink. NOTE: there is insufficient information to know whether this is a duplicate of CVE-2001-0235.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 178436
    title network service interruption can cause initgroups() to delay cron job execution by more than one minute
    oval
    AND
    comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed
    oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070026001
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2006:0117
    released 2006-03-15
    severity Low
    title RHSA-2006:0117: vixie-cron security update (Low)
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:361
refmap via4
bid 13024
bugtraq 20050406 crontab from vixie-cron allows read other users crontabs
confirm http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-118.htm
secunia
  • 19532
  • 20666
  • 24995
sgi 20060401-01-U
suse SUSE-SR:2007:007
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2007-03-14
organization Red Hat
statement Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:30
Published 02-05-2005 - 04:00
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