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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1856

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.
Publish Date : 2007-04-17 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-04-27 2007-04-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-1856 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20071856 unix
ELSA-2007:0345: vixie-cron security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22029 unix
RHSA-2007:0345: vixie-cron security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070345 unix
Vixie Cron before 4.1-r10 on Gentoo Linux is installed with insecure permissions, which allows local users to cause a de... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11463 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-1856

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Paul Vixie Vixie Cron 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Paul Vixie Vixie Cron 1

- References For CVE-2007-1856

http://secunia.com/advisories/24905
SECUNIA 24905
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0345.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0345
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-September/065902.html
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
http://secunia.com/advisories/24995
SECUNIA 24995
http://secunia.com/advisories/25321
SECUNIA 25321
http://secunia.com/advisories/25723
SECUNIA 25723
http://secunia.com/advisories/26909
SECUNIA 26909
http://secunia.com/advisories/27706
SECUNIA 27706
http://secunia.com/advisories/27886
SECUNIA 27886
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-261.htm CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3229
VUPEN ADV-2007-3229
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:234
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:234
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_007_suse.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:007
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018081
SECTRACK 1018081
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200704-11.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200704-11
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23520
BID 23520 Vixie Cron ST_Nlink Check Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-12-18

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1856

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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