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Debian: DSA-4151-1: librelp security update

Date 26 Mar 2018
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Posted By Anthony Pell
Bas van Schaik and Kevin Backhouse discovered a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in librelp, a library providing reliable event logging over the network, triggered while checking x509 certificates from a peer. A remote attacker able to connect to rsyslog can take

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4151-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
March 26, 2018                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : librelp
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-1000140

Bas van Schaik and Kevin Backhouse discovered a stack-based buffer
overflow vulnerability in librelp, a library providing reliable event
logging over the network, triggered while checking x509 certificates
from a peer. A remote attacker able to connect to rsyslog can take
advantage of this flaw for remote code execution by sending a specially
crafted x509 certificate.

Details can be found in the upstream advisory:
https://www.rsyslog.com/cve-2018-1000140/

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 1.2.7-2+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.12-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your librelp packages.

For the detailed security status of librelp please refer to its security
tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/librelp

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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