Upstream information

CVE-2011-0343 at MITRE


Balabit syslog-ng 2.0, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2 OSE and PE, when running on FreeBSD or HP-UX, does not properly perform cast operations, which causes syslog-ng to use a default value of -1 to create log files with insecure permissions (07777), which allows local users to read and write to these log files.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This security issue only affects FreeBSD and HP-UX, so no SUSE Linux based product is affected.

No SUSE Bugzilla entries cross referenced.

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12
  • syslog-ng >= 3.4.5-3.5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12 GA syslog-ng
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • syslog-ng >= 3.8.1-2.2
  • syslog-ng-curl >= 3.8.1-2.2
  • syslog-ng-devel >= 3.8.1-2.2
  • syslog-ng-geoip >= 3.8.1-2.2
  • syslog-ng-java >= 3.8.1-2.2
  • syslog-ng-python >= 3.8.1-2.2
  • syslog-ng-redis >= 3.8.1-2.2
  • syslog-ng-smtp >= 3.8.1-2.2
  • syslog-ng-sql >= 3.8.1-2.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA syslog-ng