ID CVE-2007-1856
Summary Vixie Cron before 4.1-r10 on Gentoo Linux is installed with insecure permissions, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (cron failure) by creating hard links, which results in a failed st_nlink check in database.c.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:gentoo:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:gentoo:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:paul_vixie:vixie_cron:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:paul_vixie:vixie_cron:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 2.1 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:32)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:14:13.362-04:00
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
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description Vixie Cron before 4.1-r10 on Gentoo Linux is installed with insecure permissions, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (cron failure) by creating hard links, which results in a failed st_nlink check in database.c.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11463
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Vixie Cron before 4.1-r10 on Gentoo Linux is installed with insecure permissions, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (cron failure) by creating hard links, which results in a failed st_nlink check in database.c.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 235880
title CVE-2007-1856 crontab denial of service
oval
OR
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070026001
    • comment vixie-cron is earlier than 0:4.1-19.EL3
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070345002
    • comment vixie-cron is signed with Red Hat master key
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070345003
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304001
    • comment vixie-cron is earlier than 4:4.1-47.EL4
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070345005
    • comment vixie-cron is signed with Red Hat master key
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070345003
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070331001
    • comment vixie-cron is earlier than 4:4.1-70.el5
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070345007
    • comment vixie-cron is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070345008
rhsa
id RHSA-2007:0345
released 2007-05-17
severity Moderate
title RHSA-2007:0345: vixie-cron security update (Moderate)
rpms
  • vixie-cron-0:4.1-19.EL3
  • vixie-cron-4:4.1-47.EL4
  • vixie-cron-4:4.1-70.el5
refmap via4
bid 23520
confirm http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-261.htm
fulldisc 20070920 VMSA-2007-0006 Critical security updates for all supported versions of VMware ESX Server, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware ACE, and VMware Player
gentoo GLSA-200704-11
mandriva MDKSA-2007:234
sectrack 1018081
secunia
  • 24905
  • 24995
  • 25321
  • 25723
  • 26909
  • 27706
  • 27886
suse SUSE-SR:2007:007
vupen ADV-2007-3229
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:32
Published 18-04-2007 - 03:19
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