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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for rsyslog (ALAS-2012-105) (CVE-2011-4623)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for rsyslog (ALAS-2012-105) (CVE-2011-4623)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/25/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Integer overflow in the rsCStrExtendBuf function in runtime/stringbuf.c in the imfile module in rsyslog 4.x before 4.6.6, 5.x before 5.7.4, and 6.x before 6.1.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (daemon hang) via a large file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog-gnutls
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog-gssapi
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog-mysql
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog-pgsql
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog-snmp

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog-gnutls
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog-gssapi
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog-mysql
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog-pgsql
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rsyslog-snmp

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