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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1464-1, DTSA-105-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs457334

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
syslog-ng (PTS)wheezy3.3.5-4fixed
jessie3.5.6-2fixed
stretch3.5.6-2.1fixed
sid3.7.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
syslog-ngsource(unstable)2.0.6-1low457334
syslog-ngsourceetch2.0.0-1etch1mediumDSA-1464-1
syslog-ngsourcelenny2.0.5-3+lenny1mediumDTSA-105-1
syslog-ngsourcesarge(not affected)

Notes

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

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