CVE-2007-6437

NameCVE-2007-6437
DescriptionBalabit syslog-ng 2.0.x before 2.0.6 and 2.1.x before 2.1.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a message with a timestamp that does not contain a trailing space, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1464-1, DTSA-105-1
Debian Bugs457334

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
syslog-ng (PTS)buster3.19.1-5fixed
buster (security)3.19.1-5+deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye3.28.1-2+deb11u1fixed
bookworm3.38.1-5fixed
sid, trixie4.4.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
syslog-ngsourcesarge(not affected)
syslog-ngsourceetch2.0.0-1etch1DSA-1464-1
syslog-ngsourcelenny2.0.5-3+lenny1DTSA-105-1
syslog-ngsource(unstable)2.0.6-1low457334

Notes

[sarge] - syslog-ng <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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