CVE-2011-1490

NameCVE-2011-1490
DescriptionA memory leak in rsyslog before 5.7.6 was found in the way deamon processed log messages are logged when multiple rulesets were used and some output batches contained messages belonging to more than one ruleset. A local attacker could cause denial of the rsyslogd daemon service via a log message belonging to more than one ruleset
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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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