Fedora 14 : logwatch-7.3.6-60.fc14 (2011-2328)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes CVE-2011-1018: Privilege escalation due improper
sanitization of special characters in log file names

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=680237
http://www.nessus.org/u?8a9d9b47

Solution :

Update the affected logwatch package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52623 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1018

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