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CVE-2011-3200

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-09-01
Bugzilla: 727644: CVE-2011-3200 rsyslog: parseLegacySyslogMsg off-by-two buffer overflow

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the parseLegacySyslogMsg function in tools/syslogd.c in rsyslogd in rsyslog 4.6.x before 4.6.8 and 5.2.0 through 5.8.4 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application exit) via a long TAG in a legacy syslog message.

Find out more about CVE-2011-3200 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.9
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (rsyslog) RHSA-2011:1247 September 01, 2011

External References

http://www.rsyslog.com/potential-dos-with-malformed-tag/

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