The shred_file function in logrotate.c in logrotate 3.7.9 and earlier might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a log filename, as demonstrated by a filename that is automatically constructed on the basis of a hostname or virtual machine name.
Publish Date : 2011-03-30 Last Update Date : 2011-04-20
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify
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if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.