Executive Summary

Name CVE-2005-1061 First vendor Publication 2005-05-02
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2008-09-05

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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The secure script in LogWatch before 2.6-2 allows attackers to prevent LogWatch from detecting malicious activity via certain strings in the secure file that are later used as part of a regular expression, which causes the parser to crash, aka "logwatch log processing regular expression DoS."

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1061

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-6 Argument Injection
CAPEC-15 Command Delimiters
CAPEC-79 Using Slashes in Alternate Encoding

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1
Os 3
Os 1

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
15708 Red Hat logwatch secure Log Parsing DoS

Logwatch contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue is triggered when a specially crafted string is injected into /var/log/secure causing the script to crash thus preventing logwatch from detecting subsequent malicious activities.

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2005-04-19 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
File : redhat-RHSA-2005-364.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla-old/show_bug.cgi?id=137502
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-364.html

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