CVE-2011-1155

NameCVE-2011-1155
DescriptionThe writeState function in logrotate.c in logrotate 3.7.9 and earlier might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (rotation outage) via a (1) \n (newline) or (2) \ (backslash) character in a log filename, as demonstrated by a filename that is automatically constructed on the basis of a hostname or virtual machine name.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
logrotate (PTS)buster3.14.0-4fixed
bullseye3.18.0-2+deb11u2fixed
bookworm3.21.0-1fixed
trixie, sid3.21.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
logrotatesource(unstable)3.8.0-1

Notes

[squeeze] - logrotate <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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