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CVE-2008-5617 Detail

Current Description

The 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/17/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the version of the rsyslog package, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.rsyslog.com/Article322.phtml Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.rsyslog.com/Article327.phtml
http://www.rsyslog.com/Topic4.phtml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32630
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47080

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.12.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.12.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.13.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.15.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.15.1:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.17.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.17.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.17.4:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.17.5:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.19.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:3.20.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5617
NVD Published Date:
12/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017