Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 8/20/2014 10:22:34 PM

CVE Publication rate: 13.93

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 6.26
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0575

Original release date: 02/07/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

convert-fcrontab in Fcron 2.9.5 and 3.0.0 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via ".." sequences and a symlink attack on the temporary file that is used during conversion.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0435
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18719
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: fcron-dotdot-directory-traversal(24504)
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0006
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060202 Re: Fcrontab - memory corruption on heap.
External Source: BID
Name: 25693
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 22905

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)