openSUSE Security Update : rsyslog (openSUSE-SU-2014:1298-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Fixed remote PRI DoS vulnerability patch
(CVE-2014-3683,bnc#899756) [*
rsyslog-7.2.7-remote-PRI-DoS-fix-backport_CVE-2014-3634.
patch]

- Removed broken, unsupported and dropped by upstream
zpipe utility from rsyslog-diag-tools package
(bnc#890228)

- Remote syslog PRI DoS vulnerability fix
(CVE-2014-3634,bnc#897262) [+
rsyslog-7.2.7-remote-PRI-DoS-fix-backport_CVE-2014-3634.
patch]

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-10/msg00021.html
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=890228
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=897262
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=899756

Solution :

Update the affected rsyslog packages.

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: 78497 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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