[USN-5404-2] Rsyslog vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5404-2 May 24, 2022
rsyslog vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
Summary:
Rsyslog could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted request.
Software Description: – rsyslog: Enhanced syslogd
Details:
USN-5404-1 addressed a vulnerability in Rsyslog. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Pieter Agten discovered that Rsyslog incorrectly handled certain requests. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: rsyslog 8.16.0-1ubuntu3.1+esm2
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5404-2 ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5404-1 CVE-2022-24903