CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2001-0559

Published: Aug 14, 2001 | Modified: Oct 10, 2017
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
7.2 HIGH
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

crontab in Vixie cron 3.0.1 and earlier does not properly drop privileges after the failed parsing of a modification operation, which could allow a local attacker to gain additional privileges when an editor is called to correct the error.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Vixie_cron Paul_vixie * 3.0.1

References