Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

Affecting cron package, versions *

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Overview

Vixie Cron before the 3.0pl1-133 Debian package allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large crontab file because an unlimited number of lines is accepted.

References

CVSS Score

5.5
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    Low
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2019-9705
CWE
CWE-770
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-CRON-340223
Disclosed
12 Mar, 2019
Published
12 Mar, 2019