CVE-2011-1488

NameCVE-2011-1488
DescriptionA memory leak in rsyslog before 5.7.6 was found in the way deamon processed log messages are logged when $RepeatedMsgReduction was enabled. A local attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of the rsyslogd daemon service by crashing the service via a sequence of repeated log messages sent within short periods of time.
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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)5.7.6-1low

Notes

[squeeze] - rsyslog <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - rsyslog <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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