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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3683

Integer overflow in rsyslog before 7.6.7 and 8.x before 8.4.2 and sysklogd 1.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large priority (PRI) value. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2014-3634.
Publish Date : 2014-11-01 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
AIX OpenSSL DTLS recursion flaw oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28412 unix
DSA-3047-1 rsyslog - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27164 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1294-1 -- Security update for rsyslog oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26870 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1438-1 -- update for rsyslog (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28432 unix
USN-2381-1 -- rsyslog vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26330 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-3683

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 7.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Rsyslog Rsyslog 8.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Sysklogd Project Sysklogd 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Sysklogd Project Sysklogd 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Sysklogd Project Sysklogd 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Sysklogd Project Sysklogd 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Sysklogd Project Sysklogd 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Sysklogd Project Sysklogd 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rsyslog Rsyslog 20
Sysklogd Project Sysklogd 6

- References For CVE-2014-3683
MLIST [oss-security] 20140930 vulnerability in rsyslog CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20141003 sysklogd vulnerability (CVE-2014-3634)
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1298
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:1294
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1297

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3683

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