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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2000-0972
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:22:19
Published 19 Dec 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



HP-UX 11.00 crontab allows local users to read arbitrary files via the -e option by creating a symlink to the target file during the crontab session, quitting the session, and reading the error messages that crontab generates.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Hp-ux 10.20

  • Hp-ux 11.00


XF - hp-crontab-read-files

BUGTRAQ - 20001020 [ Hackerslab bug_paper ] HP-UX crontab temporary file symbolic link vulnerability

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:57