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Date: Wed, 25 May 2022 10:07:34 -0400
From: Marc Deslauriers <>
To:, Kamil Dudka <>
Cc: Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE-2022-1348 logrotate: potential DoS from
 unprivileged users via the state file

On 2022-05-25 09:37, Kamil Dudka wrote:
> 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!
> Kamil

Oh! I had not seen that pull request. Thanks, that should solve the issue!


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