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MDKSA-2001:050: 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 MDKSA-2001:050 (vixie-cron).
A recent security fix to cron introduced a new problem with giving up rights
before invoking the editor. A malicious local user could exploit this to gain
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:050
Threat Level: High
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