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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-1000140: librelp: Remote code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-1000140: librelp: Remote code execution

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/23/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/23/2018
Modified
05/29/2018

Description

rsyslog librelp version 1.2.14 and earlier contains a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in the checking of x509 certificates from a peer that can result in Remote code execution. This attack appear to be exploitable a remote attacker that can connect to rsyslog and trigger a stack buffer overflow by sending a specially crafted x509 certificate.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-librelp

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