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CVE-2009-3589

Published: 8 October 2009

incron 0.5.5 does not initialize supplementary groups when running a process from a user's incrontabs, which causes the process to be run with the incrond supplementary groups and allows local users to gain privileges via an incrontab table.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
incron
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Not vulnerable
(0.5.7-1)
intrepid Ignored
(end of life)
jaunty Ignored
(end of life)
karmic Ignored
(end of life)
lucid Not vulnerable
(0.5.7-1)
maverick Not vulnerable
(0.5.7-1)
natty Not vulnerable
(0.5.7-1)
upstream Needs triage

Patches:
vendor: http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewvc/rpms/incron/EL-5/incron-0.5.5-initgroups.patch?revision=1.1&view=markup