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

High Nessus Plugin ID 18756


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected sysklogd package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18756

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2004-124-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:sysklogd, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:8.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2004/05/03

Reference Information

SSA: 2004-124-02