Patch: Red Hat LogWatch

A vulnerability has been discovered in LogWatch, a Web server log analysis tool. A race condition exists when a temporary directory is created by the application. This can be exploited by a local user to gain root privileges on the affected machine. Download the appropriate patch from:Red Hat Powertools 6.2 ftp://updates.redhat.com/6.2/en/powertools/SRPMS/logwatch-2.6-1.src.rpmRed Hat Powertools 7.0 ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.0/en/powertools/SRPMS/logwatch-2.6-1.src.rpmRed Hat Powertools 7.1 ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/powertools/SRPMS/logwatch-2.6-1.src.rpm

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