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CVE-2011-1098

Impact: Low
Public: 2011-02-13
Bugzilla: 680798: CVE-2011-1098 logrotate: TOCTOU race condition by creation of new files (between opening the file and moment, final permissions have been applied) [information disclosure]

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1098 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1.9
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (logrotate) RHSA-2011:0407 March 31, 2011

External References

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