CVE-2011-1488

LOW

Description

A memory leak in rsyslog before 5.7.6 was found in the way deamon processed log messages are logged when $RepeatedMsgReduction was enabled. A local attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of the rsyslogd daemon service by crashing the service via a sequence of repeated log messages sent within short periods of time.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-04/msg00005.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-1488

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2011-1488

https://github.com/rsyslog/rsyslog/commit/1ef709cc97d54f74d3fdeb83788cc4b01f4c6a2a

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-1488

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-14

Updated: 2019-11-19

Type: CWE-772

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.9

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM