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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


lib/logmatcher.c in Balabit syslog-ng before 3.2.4, when the global flag is set and when using PCRE 8.12 and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a message that does not match a regular expression.

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CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.


Advisory Timeline

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