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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Fcron Vendors:   Godouet, Thibault
Fcron 'fcrontab' Symlink Flaw Lets Local Users View Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023677
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023677
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0792   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 4 2010
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.0.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Fcron. A local user can view files on the target system.

A local user can exploit a symlink flaw in fcrontab to view files on the target system.

On systems where fcrontab is installed with 'fcron' group privileges, a local user can read non-root crontabs and fcron configuration files.

On systems where fcrontab is installed with set user id (setuid) privileges, a local user can read arbitrary files on the target system.

Dan Rosenberg reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can view certain files on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.0.5).
Vendor URL:  fcron.free.fr/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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