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<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2007-4621" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Buffer overflow in crontab in IBM AIX 5.2 allows local users to gain privileges via long command line arguments.
Loss of Integrity
IBM has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Additionally, it is possible to temporarily work around the flaw by implementing the following workaround: Removing the set-uid bit from the crontab program will protect against exploitation. However, doing so will render the program unusable.
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