[USN-5419-1] Rsyslog vulnerabilities


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5419-1 May 12, 2022
rsyslog vulnerabilities ==========================================================================
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 specially crafted input.
Software Description: – rsyslog: Enhanced syslogd
Details:
It was discovered that Rsyslog improperly handled certain invalid input. An attacker could use this issue to cause Rsyslog to 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+esm1
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5419-1 CVE-2018-16881, CVE-2019-17041, CVE-2019-17042