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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-0872
Last Modified 09 Sep 2008 08:36:06
Published 25 Aug 1999 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-0872

Summary

Buffer overflow in Vixie cron allows local users to gain root access via a long MAILTO environment variable in a crontab file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Caldera Openlinux 2.2

  • Debian Linux 2.1

  • Debian Linux 2.2

  • Redhat Linux 4.0

  • Redhat Linux 4.1

  • Redhat Linux 4.2

  • Redhat Linux 5.0

  • Redhat Linux 5.1

  • Redhat Linux 5.2

  • Redhat Linux 6.0

Application

  • Paul Vixie Vixie Cron 3.0 Pl1


References

BID - 759

BID - 611


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:10