Security update for rsyslog

SUSE Security Update: Security update for rsyslog
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:0512-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1015203 #1022804 #1084682 #1087920 #1153451 #1153459
Cross-References:CVE-2019-17041 CVE-2019-17042
Affected Products:
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has four fixes is now available.

Description:

This update for rsyslog fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2019-17041: Fixed a heap overflow in the parser for AIX log messages (bsc#1153451).
  • CVE-2019-17042: Fixed a heap overflow in the parser for Cisco log messages (bsc#1153459).

Non-security issues fixed:
  • Handle multiline messages correctly when using the imfile module. (bsc#1015203)
  • Fix a race condition in the shutdown sequence in wtp that was causing rsyslog not to shutdown properly. (bsc#1022804)
  • Fixed a rsyslogd SIGABORT crash if a path does not exists (bsc#1087920).
  • Fixed an issue where configuration templates where not consistently flushed (bsc#1084682).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2020-512=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2020-512=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2020-512=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2020-512=1

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 (s390x x86_64):
    • rsyslog-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-debugsource-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-diag-tools-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-diag-tools-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-doc-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gssapi-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gssapi-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gtls-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gtls-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-mysql-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-mysql-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-pgsql-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-pgsql-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-relp-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-relp-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-snmp-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-snmp-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-udpspoof-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-udpspoof-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • rsyslog-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-debugsource-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-diag-tools-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-diag-tools-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-doc-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gssapi-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gssapi-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gtls-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gtls-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-mysql-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-mysql-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-pgsql-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-pgsql-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-relp-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-relp-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-snmp-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-snmp-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-udpspoof-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-udpspoof-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • rsyslog-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-debugsource-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-diag-tools-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-diag-tools-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-doc-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gssapi-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gssapi-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gtls-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gtls-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-mysql-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-mysql-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-pgsql-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-pgsql-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-relp-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-relp-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-snmp-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-snmp-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-udpspoof-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-udpspoof-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (x86_64):
    • rsyslog-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-debugsource-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-diag-tools-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-diag-tools-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-doc-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gssapi-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gssapi-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gtls-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-gtls-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-mysql-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-mysql-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-pgsql-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-pgsql-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-relp-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-relp-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-snmp-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-snmp-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-udpspoof-8.4.0-18.13.1
    • rsyslog-module-udpspoof-debuginfo-8.4.0-18.13.1

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