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ELSA-2011-0407 Moderate: Oracle Linux logrotate security update

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ELSA-2011-0407 Moderate: Oracle Linux logrotate security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/30/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The shred_file function in logrotate.c in logrotate 3.7.9 and earlier might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a log filename, as demonstrated by a filename that is automatically constructed on the basis of a hostname or virtual machine name.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-logrotate

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