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CVE-2011-1488 Detail

Current Description

A 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-04/msg00005.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-1488 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2011-1488 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/rsyslog/rsyslog/commit/1ef709cc97d54f74d3fdeb83788cc4b01f4c6a2a
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-1488 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:rsyslog:rsyslog:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
5.7.6

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1488
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2019
NVD Last Modified:
11/19/2019