SuSE 11.1 Security Update : logwatch (SAT Patch Number 4236)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 53228


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


Shell meta characters in log file names could lead to execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2011-1018)


Apply SAT patch number 4236.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 53228

File Name: suse_11_logwatch-110325.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/03/31

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:logwatch, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1018