GLSA-201412-35 : RSYSLOG: Denial of Service

High Nessus Plugin ID 80240


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


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.


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80240

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-35.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/12/26

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:rsyslog, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/24

Reference Information

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

BID: 51171, 70187, 70243

GLSA: 201412-35