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Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2008 18:30:01 +0100
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
To: oss-security <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request - rsyslog ($allowedSender issue
	repost + imudp DoS)

Hello Steve,

  rsyslog upstream has fixed DoS in rsyslog's imudp
plugin -- "imudp emitted a message when a non-permitted sender
tried to send a message to it. This behaviour is operator-configurable."

Upstream commit:;a=commit;h=afdccceefa30306cf720a27efd5a29bcc5a916c9
Affected versions: 3.20.2 [v3-stable], 3.21.9 [BETA], 4.1.2 [DEVEL]

On Mon, 2008-12-08 at 15:53 +0100, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
> Hello Steve,
>   the following vulnerability has been recently reported
> in rsyslog:
> References:
> Upstream patch:
> The reporter mentions:
> "The versions affected are rsyslog 3.12.1 to 3.20.0, 4.1.0 and 4.1.1.    
>  The v2-stable branch is not affected."

Could you allocate a new CVE id for these two rsyslog flaws?

Thanks, Jan.
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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