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What of cron?

What of cron?

Posted Jul 14, 2006 5:23 UTC (Fri) by hppnq (guest, #14462)
In reply to: What of cron? by hppnq
Parent article: Denial of reality vulnerabilities

[Nice, my own thread.]

Well, investigating a bit more turns up that indeed, dumping core in /etc/cron.d is sufficient: cron really doesn't care at all what files are called in /etc/cron.d. OMG. OMG. OMG. Jon, you were right as always.

(But really, cron's security model is *unbelievably* stupid.)


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What of cron?

Posted Jul 19, 2006 7:25 UTC (Wed) by hein.zelle (guest, #33324) [Link]

Has this behaviour of cron led to any separate security advisories / fixes yet?


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