Bug 456379 - RHEL4: audit log injection attack via login
RHEL4: audit log injection attack via login
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: util-linux (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Karel Zak
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2008-07-23 04:43 EDT by Karel Zak
Modified: 2009-05-18 15:02 EDT (History)
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Description Karel Zak 2008-07-23 04:43:00 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #456378 +++

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 Karel Zak 2008-07-23 04:44:08 EDT
Steve's note about RHEL4:
> For RHEL4, have a Requires: audit-libs >= 1.0.15 and you should be fine. I 
> think that function was not available in some early versions of the library.
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-09-18 15:15:11 EDT
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 9 errata-xmlrpc 2009-05-18 15:02:09 EDT
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
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