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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-1096

crontab by Paul Vixie uses predictable file names for a temporary file and does not properly ensure that the file is owned by the user executing the crontab -e command, which allows local users with write access to the crontab spool directory to execute arbitrary commands by creating world-writeable temporary files and modifying them while the victim is editing the file.
Publish Date : 2001-01-09 Last Update Date : 2018-05-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-1096

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Paul Vixie Vixie Cron 3.0 Pl1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Paul Vixie Vixie Cron 1

- References For CVE-2000-1096
XF vixie-cron-execute-commands(5543)
BID 1960 Vixie Cron /var/spool/cron Temporary Crontab File Vulnerability Release Date:2000-11-17
BUGTRAQ 20001116 vixie cron...

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-1096

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