GLSA-201412-35 : RSYSLOG: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-35
(RSYSLOG: Denial of Service)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in RSYSLOG. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A context-dependent attacker may be able to create a Denial of Service
condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201412-35

Solution :

All RSYSLOG users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/rsyslog-8.4.2'

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: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80240 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51171
70187
70243

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4623
CVE-2014-3634
CVE-2014-3683

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