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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.52090
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:364
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:364.

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
require.

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.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-364.html

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
5.0

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1061
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla-old/show_bug.cgi?id=137502
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-364.html
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