CVE-2008-5618

NameCVE-2008-5618
Descriptionimudp 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.
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Debian Bugs510906

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)3.18.6-1low510906

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