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CVE-2011-1155 Detail

Description

The writeState function in logrotate.c in logrotate 3.7.9 and earlier might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (rotation outage) via a (1) \n (newline) or (2) \ (backslash) character in a log filename, as demonstrated by a filename that is automatically constructed on the basis of a hostname or virtual machine name.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/30/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/057845.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/056992.html Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/16 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/17
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/18
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/19
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/22
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/24
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/25
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/26
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/27
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/28
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/29
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/30
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/31
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/32
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/33
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/4
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/6
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/8
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/06/3
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/06/4
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/06/5
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/06/6
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/07/11
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/07/5
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/07/6
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/08/5
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/10/2
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/10/3
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/10/6
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/10/7
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/11/3
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/11/5
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/26 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/23/11
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:065
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0407.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0791 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0872
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0961
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=680797 Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1155
NVD Published Date:
03/30/2011
NVD Last Modified:
04/20/2011