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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-4623: RSYSLOG: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-4623: RSYSLOG: Denial of service

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/25/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

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)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-admin-rsyslog

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