Upstream information

CVE-2006-2607 at MITRE

Description

do_command.c in Vixie cron (vixie-cron) 4.1 does not check the return code of a setuid call, which might allow local users to gain root privileges if setuid fails in cases such as PAM failures or resource limits, as originally demonstrated by a program that exceeds the process limits as defined in /etc/security/limits.conf.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 178863 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 537178 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
  • cron >= 4.2-55.3
  • cronie >= 1.4.11-55.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • cron >= 4.2-58.3
  • cronie >= 1.4.11-58.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • cron >= 4.2-58.3
  • cronie >= 1.4.11-58.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • cron >= 4.2-58.3
  • cronie >= 1.4.11-58.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • cron >= 4.2-4.45
  • cronie >= 1.5.1-4.45
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • cron >= 4.1-194.24.4
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • cron >= 4.1-194.199.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • cron >= 4.1-194.207.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • cron >= 4.1-194.211.213.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
  • cron >= 4.2-55.3
  • cronie >= 1.4.11-55.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • cron >= 4.2-58.3
  • cronie >= 1.4.11-58.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • cron >= 4.2-58.3
  • cronie >= 1.4.11-58.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • cron >= 4.2-58.3
  • cronie >= 1.4.11-58.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA cron
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • cron >= 4.2-58.3
  • cronie >= 1.4.11-58.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 GA cron
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • cron >= 3.0.1-928
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 11026
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
  • cron >= 3.0.1-927
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 11026
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • cron >= 3.0.1-920.12
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 11026
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • cron >= 4.1-26.2
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • cron >= 4.1-45.3
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for IA32
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for x86-64
  • cron >= 3.0.1-920.12
SUSE LINUX 9.2
  • cron >= 4.1-14.2
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • cron >= 4.1-20.2
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • cron >= 4.2-lp150.2.32
  • cronie >= 1.5.1-lp150.2.32
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA cron
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • cron >= 4.2-57.5
  • cronie >= 1.4.11-57.5
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.1 GA cron
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • cron >= 4.2-58.25
  • cronie >= 1.4.11-58.25
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA cron
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • cron >= 4.2-60.13
  • cronie >= 1.4.11-60.13
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA cron
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • cron >= 4.2-65.4
  • cronie >= 1.5.0-65.4
  • cronie-anacron >= 1.5.0-65.4
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA cron


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 cron Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA cron Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 cron Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA cron Released