Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3047-1 rsyslog -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 08 Oct 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-3683.
- More information:
Mancha discovered a vulnerability in rsyslog, a system for log processing. This vulnerability is an integer overflow that can be triggered by malformed messages to a server, if this one accepts data from untrusted sources, provoking message loss, denial of service and, potentially, remote code execution.
This vulnerability can be seen as an incomplete fix of CVE-2014-3634 (DSA 3040-1).
For more information: http://www.rsyslog.com/remote-syslog-pri-vulnerability-cve-2014-3683/
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 5.8.11-3+deb7u2.
For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 8.4.2-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 8.4.2-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your rsyslog packages.