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CVE-2017-12588 Detail

Current Description

The zmq3 input and output modules in rsyslog before 8.28.0 interpreted description fields as format strings, possibly allowing a format string attack with unspecified impact.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/06/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/rsyslog/rsyslog/blob/master/ChangeLog Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/rsyslog/rsyslog/commit/062d0c671a29f7c6f7dff4a2f1f35df375bbb30b Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/rsyslog/rsyslog/pull/1565 Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12588
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/14/2017