Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3348-1 syslog-ng -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 Mar 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-38725.
More information:

It was discovered that syslog-ng, a system logging daemon, had integer overflow and buffer out-of-bounds issues, which could allow a remote attacker to cause Denial of Service via crafted syslog input.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 3.19.1-5+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your syslog-ng packages.

For the detailed security status of syslog-ng please refer to its security tracker page at:

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