CVE-2008-5617

NameCVE-2008-5617
DescriptionThe ACL handling in rsyslog 3.12.1 to 3.20.0, 4.1.0, and 4.1.1 does not follow $AllowedSender directive, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and spoof log messages or create a large number of spurious messages.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs508027

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rsyslog (PTS)buster, buster (security)8.1901.0-1+deb10u2fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye8.2102.0-2+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid8.2212.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rsyslogsource(unstable)3.18.6-1508027

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