Fedora 29: syslog-ng Security Update

    Date19 Jan 2019
    CategoryFedora
    722
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Fix for use after free in affile_dw_reap
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2019-e818eaa0ac
    2019-01-20 01:59:02.940822
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    Name        : syslog-ng
    Product     : Fedora 29
    Version     : 3.17.2
    Release     : 2.fc29
    URL         : https://syslog-ng.org/
    Summary     : Next-generation syslog server
    Description :
    syslog-ng is an enhanced log daemon, supporting a wide range of input and
    output methods: syslog, unstructured text, message queues, databases (SQL
    and NoSQL alike) and more.
    
    Key features:
    
     * receive and send RFC3164 and RFC5424 style syslog messages
     * work with any kind of unstructured data
     * receive and send JSON formatted messages
     * classify and structure logs with builtin parsers (csv-parser(),
       db-parser(), ...)
     * normalize, crunch and process logs as they flow through the system
     * hand on messages for further processing using message queues (like
       AMQP), files or databases (like PostgreSQL or MongoDB).
    
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    Update Information:
    
    Fix for use after free in affile_dw_reap
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Mon Jan  7 2019 My Karlsson  - 3.17.2-2
    - Backport fix for use after free in affile_dw_reap (rhbz#1663936)
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1663935 - syslog-ng: Use-after free in affile_dw_reap resulting in a denial of service
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1663935
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    This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
    su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2019-e818eaa0ac' at the command
    line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
    http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label
    
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