Mandriva: 2013:033: cronie
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated cronie package fixes the following issue: It was reported that cronie 1.4.8 would leak certain file descriptors. On systems where /etc/crontab is not world-readable this could be an information disclosure concern (CVE-2012-6097). [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:033
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : cronie
 Date    : April 5, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated cronie package fixes the following issue:
 
 It was reported that cronie 1.4.8 would leak certain file
 descriptors. On systems where /etc/crontab is not world-readable this
 could be an information disclosure concern (CVE-2012-6097).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-6097
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2013-0023
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 777e6ea5390cba26ba1e58a75b0024b7  mbs1/x86_64/cronie-1.4.8-6.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 7603adefd1dc66f57f7eeb230844c763  mbs1/x86_64/cronie-anacron-1.4.8-6.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 30d80848a7eaf0e8d2fdc2a09b2cb8b8  mbs1/SRPMS/cronie-1.4.8-6.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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