(RHSA-2020:1702) Moderate: rsyslog security, bug fix, and enhancement update

ID RHSA-2020:1702
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2020-04-28T14:46:26


The rsyslog packages provide an enhanced, multi-threaded syslog daemon. It supports MySQL, syslog/TCP, RFC 3195, permitted sender lists, filtering on any message part, and fine-grained control over output format.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: rsyslog (8.1911.0). (BZ#1740683)

Security Fix(es):

  • rsyslog: heap-based overflow in contrib/pmaixforwardedfrom/pmaixforwardedfrom.c (CVE-2019-17041)

  • rsyslog: heap-based overflow in contrib/pmcisconames/pmcisconames.c (CVE-2019-17042)

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

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 Release Notes linked from the References section.