Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5369-1 syslog-ng -- security update

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

It was discovered that an integer overflow in the RFC3164 parser of syslog-ng, a system logging daemon, may result in denial of service via malformed syslog messages.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 3.28.1-2+deb11u1.

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: