The default configuration of logrotate on Debian GNU/Linux uses root
privileges to process files in directories that permit non-root write
access, which allows local users to conduct symlink and hard link
attacks by leveraging logrotate's lack of support for untrusted
directories, as demonstrated by /var/log/postgresql/.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20110304 CVE Request -- logrotate -- nine issues
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