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<glsa id="201311-16">
<title>fcron: Information disclosure</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability has been found in fcron, allowing local attackers
to conduct symlink attacks.
<product type="ebuild">fcron</product>
<announced>November 25, 2013</announced>
<revised>November 25, 2013: 1</revised>
<package name="sys-process/fcron" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.0.5-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.0.5-r2</vulnerable>
<p>fcron is a periodic command scheduler for Unix-based systems</p>
<p>The fcrontab function contains a race condition relating to symlinks.</p>
<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>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All fcron users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=sys-process/fcron-3.0.5-r2"
<uri link="">CVE-2010-0792</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:12 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:22:51 +0000">