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CVE-2011-1098

Published: 30 March 2011

Race condition in the createOutputFile function in logrotate.c in logrotate 3.7.9 and earlier allows local users to read log data by opening a file before the intended permissions are in place.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
this is issue #8
this seems to have been addressed in debian/ubuntu by the
create-388608.patch patch.
hardy doesn't have them (in (3.7.8-4))

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
logrotate
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(end of life)
hardy
Released (3.7.1-3ubuntu0.8.04.1)
karmic Ignored
(end of life)
upstream Needs triage

lucid Not vulnerable
(3.7.8-4ubuntu2.1)
maverick Not vulnerable
(3.7.8-6ubuntu1)
natty Not vulnerable
(3.7.8-6ubuntu3)