A security issue has been reported in cronie, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges.
The security issue is caused due to a race condition within crontab when setting mtime and atime values to a temporary file, which can be exploited to reset the mtime and atime values of arbitrary files via symlink attacks.
The security issue is reported in versions prior to 1.4.4.
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