SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : update for rsyslog (SUSE-SU-2014:1438-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for rsyslog provides the following fixes :

- Fixed remote PRI DoS vulnerability patch (CVE-2014-3683,
bnc#899756)

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

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-3634.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-3683.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=890228
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=899756
http://www.nessus.org/u?6f9d5d90

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2014-70

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2014-70

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83644 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70187
70243

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

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