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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
root acces.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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