Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Debian Local Security Checks >> [DSA186] DSA-186-1 log2mail


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[DSA186] DSA-186-1 log2mail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-186-1 log2mail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Enrico Zini discovered a buffer overflow in log2mail, a daemon for
watching logfiles and sending lines with matching patterns via mail.
The log2mail daemon is started upon system boot and runs as root. A
specially crafted (remote) log message could overflow a static buffer,
potentially leaving log2mail to execute arbitrary code as root.
This problem has been fixed in version 0.2.5.1 the current
stable distribution (woody) and in version 0.2.6-1 for the unstable
distribution (sid). The old stable distribution (potato) is not
affected since it doesn't contain a log2mail package.
We recommend that you upgrade your log2mail package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-186
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

MYLEX ACCELERAID 170 ULTRA160 SCSI RAID 32MB REF. D040474-32NB Raid Controler
$86.1
MYLEX ACCELERAID 170 ULTRA160 SCSI RAID 32MB REF. D040474-32NB Raid Controler pictureDual 2.5 SATA-3 HDD SDD RAID 0 1 External Enclosure 2.5-inch hard disk drive
$33.94
Dual 2.5 SATA-3 HDD SDD RAID 0 1 External Enclosure 2.5-inch hard disk drive pictureSerial SATA ATA RAID Data HDD Hard Drive Signal Cable Straight Right Angled 45cm
$0.29
Serial SATA ATA RAID Data HDD Hard Drive Signal Cable Straight Right Angled 45cm pictureIBM ServeRAID MR10i SAS / SATA PCI-E Raid Controller + BBU - 43W4297 / 43W4342
$23.89
IBM ServeRAID MR10i SAS / SATA PCI-E Raid Controller + BBU - 43W4297 / 43W4342 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.