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

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 :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78003 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3634

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now