CVE-2011-3200

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

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 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 6 (rsyslog) RHSA-2011:1247 2011-09-01

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 rsyslog Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

External References

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