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Vulnerability Score 3.7 3.7
CVE Id CVE-2000-0579
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:05:04
Published 21 Jun 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE



IRIX crontab creates temporary files with predictable file names and with the umask of the user, which could allow local users to modify another user's crontab file as it is being edited.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Sgi Irix 6.3

  • Sgi Irix 6.5


BID - 1413

BUGTRAQ - 20000621 Predictability Problems in IRIX Cron and Compilers

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:46