SuSE 11.3 Security Update : rsyslog (SAT Patch Number 9840)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

rsyslog has been updated to fix a remote denial of service issue :

- Under certain configurations, a local or remote attacker
able to send syslog messages to the server could have
crashed the log server due to an array overread.
(CVE-2014-3634 / CVE-2014-3683)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=890228
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=897262
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=899756
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-3634.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-3683.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9840.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78464 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3634
CVE-2014-3683

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

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

Buy Nessus Professional Now