CVE-2018-16881

MEDIUM

Description

A denial of service vulnerability was found in rsyslog in the imptcp module. An attacker could send a specially crafted message to the imptcp socket, which would cause rsyslog to crash. Versions before 8.27.0 are vulnerable.

References

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2019:2501

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2110

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2437

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2439

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16881

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-01-25

Updated: 2019-08-06

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH