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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1018: Logwatch: Arbitrary code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1018: Logwatch: Arbitrary code execution

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/25/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

logwatch.pl in Logwatch 7.3.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a log file name, as demonstrated via a crafted username to a Samba server.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-apps-logwatch

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