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CRON opens and closes sessions continuously

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http://serverfault.com – I'm seeing a huge amount of these lines in my auth logs: Dec 31 03:45:01 xxxxxxx CRON[17259]: pam_unix(cron:session): session opened for user root by (uid=0) Dec 31 03:45:01 xxxxxxx CRON[17259]: pam_unix(cron:session): session closed for user root Dec 31 03:55:01 xxxxxxx CRON[17317]: pam_unix(cron:session): session opened for user root by (uid=0) Dec 31 03:55:01 xxxxxxx CRON[17317]: pam_unix(cron:session): session closed for user root Dec 31 04:05:01 xxxxxxx CRON[17375]: pam_unix(cron:session): session opened for user root by (uid=0) Dec 31 04:05:01 xxxxxxx CRON[17375]: pam_unix(cron:session) (HowTos)