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Gentoo alert 201206-36 (logrotate)

From:  Stefan Behte <craig@gentoo.org>
To:  gentoo-announce@gentoo.org
Subject:  [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201206-36 ] logrotate: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date:  Mon, 25 Jun 2012 21:21:26 +0200
Message-ID:  <4FE8BA36.6070706@gentoo.org>
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201206-36 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: High Title: logrotate: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: June 25, 2012 Bugs: #356811, #372973 ID: 201206-36 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== Multiple vulnerabilities were found in logrotate, which could lead to arbitrary system command execution. Background ========== logrotate rotates, compresses, and mails system logs. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 app-admin/logrotate < 3.8.0 >= 3.8.0 Description =========== Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in logrotate. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact ====== A local attacker could use this flaw to truncate arbitrary system file, to change file owner or mode on arbitrary system files, to conduct symlink attacks and send arbitrary system files, to execute arbitrary system commands, to cause abort in subsequent logrotate runs, to disclose sensitive information, to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All logrotate users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-admin/logrotate-3.8.0" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2011-1098 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1098 [ 2 ] CVE-2011-1154 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1154 [ 3 ] CVE-2011-1155 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1155 [ 4 ] CVE-2011-1549 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1549 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-36.xml Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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