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computer vulnerability note CVE-2018-16881

rsyslog: denial of service via Imtcp Octet-Counted TCP Framing

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Imtcp Octet-Counted TCP Framing of rsyslog, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted systems: openSUSE Leap, RSYSLOG.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Pirate's origin: document.
Creation date: 11/02/2019.
Références of this alert: CVE-2018-16881, openSUSE-SU-2019:0154-1, RHBUG-1658366, VIGILANCE-VUL-28469.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Imtcp Octet-Counted TCP Framing of rsyslog, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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