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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0539

Original release date: 02/03/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The convert-fcrontab program in fcron 3.0.0 might allow local users to gain privileges via a long command-line argument, which causes Linux glibc to report heap memory corruption, possibly because a strcpy in the strdup2 function can "overwrite some data."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.trustix.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1754
External Source: XF
Name: fcron-syslog-bo(24444)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://fcron.free.fr/doc/en/changes.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0435
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://fcron.free.fr/news.php#a20060206a.xml
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060201 Fcrontab - memory corruption on heap.
External Source: BID
Name: 16467
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060201 Fcrontab - memory corruption on heap.
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0036

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