Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5419-1
May 12, 2022
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
Rsyslog could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.
– rsyslog: Enhanced syslogd
It was discovered that Rsyslog improperly handled certain invalid input.
An attacker could use this issue to cause Rsyslog to crash.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2018-16881, CVE-2019-17041, CVE-2019-17042