Slackware 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : sysklogd update (SSA:2004-124-02)

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Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New sysklogd packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, and
-current to fix a security issue where a user could cause syslogd to
crash. Thanks to Steve Grubb who researched the issue.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7a11e015

Solution :

Update the affected sysklogd package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18756 ()

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