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Debian: DSA-3040-1: rsyslog security update

Date 30 Sep 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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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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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