OracleVM 3.3 : rsyslog (OVMSA-2014-0030)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- use setsid to get a controlling session and process
group [Orabug: 17346261] (Todd Vierling)

- fix (CVE-2014-3634) resolves: #1149148

- drop patch 5 which introduced a regression resolves:
#927405 reverts: #847568

- add a patch to prevent 'RepeatedMsgReduction' causing
missing hostnames resolves: #893197

- add a patch to enable specifying UID/GID as a number
resolves: #886117

- add a patch to prevent a segfault in gssapi resolves:

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected rsyslog package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79545 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70187

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3634

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