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Debian: Security Advisory for rsyslog (DSA-5150-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 months ago

Modified

Modified

2 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'rsyslog' package(s) announced via the DSA-5150-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Peter Agten discovered that several modules for TCP syslog reception in rsyslog, a system and kernel logging daemon, have buffer overflow flaws when octet-counted framing is used, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'rsyslog' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 8.1901.0-1+deb10u2. For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 8.2102.0-2+deb11u1. We recommend that you upgrade your rsyslog packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)