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CVE-2011-1018 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/25/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/055579.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/055585.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/055617.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-04/msg00000.html
http://logwatch.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/logwatch/scripts/logwatch.pl?r1=3&r2=26&pathrev=26 Patch
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=4D604843.7040303%40mblmail.net&forum_name=logwatch-devel
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3184223&group_id=312875&atid=1316824 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2182
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/24/13 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/24/15 Patch
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0324.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46554
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025165
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1078-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0533
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0581
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0596
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=680237 Patch

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:logwatch:logwatch:7.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1018
NVD Published Date:
02/25/2011
NVD Last Modified:
02/11/2014