FreeBSD : rsyslog -- remote syslog PRI vulnerability (8e0e86ff-48b5-11e4-ab80-000c29f6ae42)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The rsyslog project reports :

potential abort when a message with PRI > 191 was processed if the
'pri-text' property was used in active templates, this could be abused
to a remote denial of service from permitted senders

The original fix for CVE-2014-3634 was not adequate.

See also :

http://www.rsyslog.com/remote-syslog-pri-vulnerability/
http://www.nessus.org/u?633351c5

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78003 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3634

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