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 :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9840.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78464 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3634

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