Debian: DSA-3047-1: rsyslog security update

    Date08 Oct 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3047-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Luciano Bello
    October 08, 2014                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : rsyslog
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-3683
    
    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.
    
    This vulnerability can be seen as an incomplete fix of CVE-2014-3634
    (DSA 3040-1).
    
    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.
    
    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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