The edit_cmd function in crontab.c in (1) cronie before 1.4.4 and (2) Vixie cron (vixie-cron) allows local users to change the modification times of arbitrary files, and consequently cause a denial of service, via a symlink attack on a temporary file in the /tmp directory.
Published 2010-02-25 19:30:00
Updated 2023-02-13 04:16:27
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2010-0424

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2010-0424

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.3
LOW AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
3.4
4.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2010-0424

Vendor statements for CVE-2010-0424

  • Red Hat 2010-02-26
    Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-0424 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

References for CVE-2010-0424

Products affected by CVE-2010-0424

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