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Fedora Core 3 2005-320: vixie-cron Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the vixie-cron package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-320 (vixie-cron).
The vixie-cron package contains the Vixie version of cron. Cron is a
standard UNIX daemon that runs specified programs at scheduled times.
Vixie cron adds better security and more powerful configuration
options to the standard version of cron.
o Fixes security vulnerability CVE-2005-1038
( http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/395093 )
o Makes filename and command line length constraints
correspond to system limits
o Improved PAM support
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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