(RHSA-2018:1223) Critical: librelp security update

2018-04-24T21:22:30
ID RHSA-2018:1223
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2018-04-24T21:38:40

Description

Librelp is an easy-to-use library for the Reliable Event Logging Protocol (RELP) protocol. RELP is a general-purpose, extensible logging protocol.

Security Fix(es):

  • librelp: Stack-based buffer overflow in relpTcpChkPeerName function in src/tcp.c (CVE-2018-1000140)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank Rainer Gerhards (rsyslog) for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Bas van Schaik (lgtm.com / Semmle) and Kevin Backhouse (lgtm.com / Semmle) as the original reporters.