Upstream information

CVE-2008-5618 at MITRE

Description

imudp in rsyslog 4.x before 4.1.2, 3.21 before 3.21.9 beta, and 3.20 before 3.20.2 generates a message even when it is sent by an unauthorized sender, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) via a large number of spurious messages.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 457273 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.1
  • rsyslog >= 3.18.3-4.33.1
  • rsyslog-debuginfo >= 3.18.3-4.33.1
  • rsyslog-debugsource >= 3.18.3-4.33.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • rsyslog >= 3.18.3-4.33.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • rsyslog >= 3.18.3-4.2
  • rsyslog-debuginfo >= 3.18.3-4.2
  • rsyslog-debugsource >= 3.18.3-4.2
openSUSE 11.1
  • rsyslog >= 3.18.3-4.2