Debian: DSA-3040-1: rsyslog security update

    Date30 Sep 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Rainer Gerhards, the rsyslog project leader, reported a vulnerability in Rsyslog, a system for log processing. As a consequence of this vulnerability an attacker can send malformed messages to a server, if this one accepts data from untrusted sources, and trigger a denial of
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    September 30, 2014                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : rsyslog
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-3634
    
    Rainer Gerhards, the rsyslog project leader, reported a vulnerability in
    Rsyslog, a system for log processing. As a consequence of this
    vulnerability an attacker can send malformed messages to a server, if
    this one accepts data from untrusted sources, and trigger a denial of
    service attack.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 5.8.11-3+deb7u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8.4.1-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your rsyslog packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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