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235882: CVE-2007-1856 crontab denial of service

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2007-1856 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (vixie-cron) RHSA-2007:0345 2007-05-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (vixie-cron) RHSA-2007:0345 2007-05-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (vixie-cron) RHSA-2007:0345 2007-05-17
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