CVE-2011-1018

NameCVE-2011-1018
Descriptionlogwatch.pl in Logwatch 7.3.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a log file name, as demonstrated via a crafted username to a Samba server.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2182-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs615995

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
logwatch (PTS)wheezy7.4.0+svn20120502rev103-1fixed
jessie7.4.1-2fixed
buster, sid, stretch7.4.3+git20161207-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
logwatchsource(unstable)7.3.6.cvs20090906-2high615995
logwatchsourcelenny7.3.6.cvs20080702-2lenny1highDSA-2182-1
logwatchsourcesqueeze7.3.6.cvs20090906-1squeeze1highDSA-2182-1

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