blob: 2d49e406419060b503c7c0e2c3b1ef7e841578f3 [file] [log] [blame]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201311-16">
<title>fcron: Information disclosure</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability has been found in fcron, allowing local attackers
to conduct symlink attacks.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">fcron</product>
<announced>November 25, 2013</announced>
<revised>November 25, 2013: 1</revised>
<bug>308075</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="sys-process/fcron" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.0.5-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.0.5-r2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>fcron is a periodic command scheduler for Unix-based systems</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>The fcrontab function contains a race condition relating to symlinks.</p>
</description>
<impact type="low">
<p>A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to read arbitrary files
with the privileges of the user running the application.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All fcron users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=sys-process/fcron-3.0.5-r2"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-0792">CVE-2010-0792</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:12 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:22:51 +0000">
BlueKnight
</metadata>
</glsa>