Ubuntu 5419-1: Rsyslog vulnerabilities | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5419-1
May 12, 2022

rsyslog vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Rsyslog could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

Software Description:
- rsyslog: Enhanced syslogd

Details:

It was discovered that Rsyslog improperly handled certain invalid input. 
An attacker could use this issue to cause Rsyslog to crash.


Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
   rsyslog                         8.16.0-1ubuntu3.1+esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5419-1
   CVE-2018-16881, CVE-2019-17041, CVE-2019-17042

Ubuntu 5419-1: Rsyslog vulnerabilities

May 12, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM Summary: Rsyslog could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input. Software Description: - rsyslog: Enhanced syslogd Details: It was discovered that Rsyslog improperly handled certain invalid input. An attacker could use this issue to cause Rsyslog to crash.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: rsyslog 8.16.0-1ubuntu3.1+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5419-1

CVE-2018-16881, CVE-2019-17041, CVE-2019-17042

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5419-1

Package Information

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