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RHSA-2009:0981: util-linux security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2009:0981: util-linux security and bug fix update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/24/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/12/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The util-linux package contains a collection of basic system utilities,such as fdisk and mount.A log injection attack was found in util-linux when logging log in attemptsvia the audit subsystem of the Linux kernel. A remote attacker could usethis flaw to modify certain parts of logged events, possibly hiding theiractivities on a system. (CVE-2008-1926)This updated package also fixes the following bugs:Util-linux users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, whichaddresses this vulnerability and resolves these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-util-linux

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