Bug 471984 - (CVE-2008-5110) CVE-2008-5110 syslog-ng improper chroot
CVE-2008-5110 syslog-ng improper chroot
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
impact=low,source=debian,reported=200...
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Depends On: 471985 471986
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Reported: 2008-11-17 20:24 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2009-01-09 04:04 EST (History)
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Description Josh Bressers 2008-11-17 20:24:12 EST
syslog-ng does not call chdir before it calls chroot, which might
allow attackers to escape the intended jail. NOTE: this is only a
vulnerability when a separate vulnerability is present.

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=505791
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/17/3
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2008-12-02 23:11:56 EST
syslog-ng-2.0.10-1.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/syslog-ng-2.0.10-1.fc8
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-12-02 23:12:03 EST
syslog-ng-2.0.10-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/syslog-ng-2.0.10-1.fc9
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-12-02 23:12:10 EST
syslog-ng-2.0.10-1.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/syslog-ng-2.0.10-1.fc10
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-12-06 23:14:27 EST
syslog-ng-2.0.10-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-12-06 23:29:09 EST
syslog-ng-2.0.10-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-12-06 23:33:46 EST
syslog-ng-2.0.10-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Red Hat Product Security 2009-01-09 04:04:50 EST
This issue was addressed in:

Fedora:
  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F10/FEDORA-2008-10879
  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2008-10752

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