Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rsyslog (MDVSA-2011:134-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in rsyslog :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the parseLegacySyslogMsg function in
tools/syslogd.c in rsyslogd in rsyslog 4.6.x before 4.6.8 and 5.2.0
through 5.8.4 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (application exit) via a long TAG in a legacy syslog message

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56160 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49413

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3200

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