Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 16:18:50 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: coley <coley@...re.org> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- syslog-ng -- Possible DoS ----- Original Message ----- > Hi All, > > In syslog-ng if a recent enough libpcre is installed (ie. 8.12 or newer) > there is a possible Denial of Service. > > In our (BalaBit) opinion tis is not a big security issue, because if you > use the vulnerable setting you will run into the DoS for sure without any > malicious attack. > > The attack vector is that the attacker send a message which the regexp > not match. > > But because of this bug get this amount of attention, it' may worth the > CVE id. > > References: > http://git.balabit.hu/?p=bazsi/syslog-ng-3.2.git;a=commit;h=09710c0b105e579d35c7b5f6c66d1ea5e3a3d3ff > http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47800/ > Please use CVE-2011-1951. Thanks. -- JB
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