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Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 20:17:54 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Salvatore Bonaccorso <carnil@...ian.org>
Subject: Re: bcron: cron jobs get access to the temporary output
 files from all other jobs that are still running

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On 01/16/2013 01:42 PM, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:
> Hi
> 
> I haven't found if there was already a request for this.
> 
> In Debian Bugtracker it was closed [1] today. It is possible due to
> a bug in bcron-exec that cron jobs get access to the temporary
> output files from other jobs that are still running. This is also
> mentioned in upstream's NEWS[2]. The commit to fix this on github
> should be[3]. Even it looks bcron is not broadly used, could the
> above get a CVE?
> 
> [1]: http://bugs.debian.org/686650 [2]:
> http://untroubled.org/bcron/NEWS [3]:
> https://github.com/bruceg/bcron/commit/7e3b8d7a82a6712f4607aae151a3ba8843dc6c86
>
>  Regards, Salvatore

This is news to me. Please use CVE-2012-6110 for this issue.

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Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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