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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200712-19
(Syslog-ng: Denial of Service)
Oriol Carreras reported a NULL pointer dereference in the
log_msg_parse() function when processing timestamps without a
terminating whitespace character.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted event to a vulnerable
Syslog-ng server, resulting in a crash.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Syslog-ng users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/syslog-ng-2.0.6'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 29816 (gentoo_GLSA-200712-19.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-6437
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