Bug 456378 - RHEL5: audit log injection attack via login
Summary: RHEL5: audit log injection attack via login
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: util-linux
Version: 5.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Karel Zak
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-07-23 08:39 UTC by Karel Zak
Modified: 2009-01-20 20:45 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-20 20:45:35 UTC
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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2009:0070 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE util-linux bug-fix update 2009-01-20 16:04:08 UTC

Description Karel Zak 2008-07-23 08:39:46 UTC
Steve Grubb wrote:
> A while back I found a couple audit log injection attacks which became
> CVE-2007-3102. I forgot to look at login to see if its vulnerable and Mirek
> found that it is. To verify the problem, type:
> root addr=xyz.com
> for the account name while logging in. It will look like root logged in with
> an address of xyz.com.

Note, the problem has been fixed in Fedora and upstream code.

Comment 1 RHEL Program Management 2008-07-23 09:00:52 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 20:45:35 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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