Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rsyslog (MDVSA-2014:196)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated rsyslog packages fix security vulnerability :

Rainer Gerhards, the rsyslog project leader, reported a vulnerability
in Rsyslog. As a consequence of this vulnerability an attacker can
send malformed messages to a server, if this one accepts data from
untrusted sources, and trigger a denial of service attack
(CVE-2014-3634).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0411.html

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78612 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70243

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

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