|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:364|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
LogWatch is a customizable log analysis system. LogWatch parses
through your system's logs for a given period of time and creates a
report analyzing areas that you specify, in as much detail as you
A bug was found in the logwatch secure script. If an attacker is able to
inject an arbitrary string into the /var/log/secure file, it is possible to
prevent logwatch from detecting malicious activity. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CVE-2005-1061 to this issue.
All users of logwatch are advised to upgrade to this updated
package, which contain backported fixes for this issue.
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date
Risk factor : Medium
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1061|
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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