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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Util-linux Vendors:   kernel.org
Util-linux Input Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Inject Data into the Log Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022256
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022256
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1926   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 19 2009
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.14 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Util-linux. A remote user can inject data into the log files.

A remote user can supply a specially crafted account name value to potentially modify portions of the audit log.

The vulnerability resides in 'login-utils/login.c'.

Mirek reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can inject data into the log files.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

http://git.kernel.org/?p=utils/util-linux-ng/util-linux-ng.git;a=commitdiff;h=8ccf0b253ac0f4f58d64bc9674de18bff5a88782

Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 19 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Util-linux Input Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Inject Data into the Log Files
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.



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