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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1550

Original release date: 03/30/2011
Last revised: 04/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The default configuration of logrotate on SUSE openSUSE Factory uses root privileges to process files in directories that permit non-root write access, which allows local users to conduct symlink and hard link attacks by leveraging logrotate's lack of support for untrusted directories, as demonstrated by directories for the (1) cobbler, (2) inn, (3) safte-monitor, and (4) uucp packages.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 9.2
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
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Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
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Name: [oss-security] 20110306 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
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Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
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Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
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Name: [oss-security] 20110311 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110305 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110306 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110306 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110307 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110305 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
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Name: [oss-security] 20110323 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110306 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
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Name: [oss-security] 20110310 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
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Name: [oss-security] 20110311 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110307 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110304 CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110307 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110308 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110311 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110310 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110304 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110311 Re: CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues

Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)