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Date: Wed, 25 May 2022 15:37:24 +0200
From: Kamil Dudka <>
To: Marc Deslauriers <>
Cc:, Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2022-1348 logrotate: potential DoS from unprivileged users via the state file

On Wednesday, May 25, 2022 3:19:31 PM CEST Marc Deslauriers wrote:
> On 2022-05-18 09:54, Kamil Dudka wrote:
> > The current version of the patch to fix CVE-2022-1348 in logrotate is
> > attached.  We are going to apply the patch upstream on May 25th, when
> > the embargo is lifted.
> FWIW, I don't think the patch actually works when logrotate is built with
> ACL support...
> Marc.

You are right.  Although the patch mitigates the security issue, it is not 
perfect.  I had already opened an upstream pull request to improve it:

I might create a bug fix release soon with the patch included.

Sorry for the troubles!


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