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Denial of service in syslog by sending it a large number of superfluous messages.
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  • XF:syslog-flood
Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Entry Created
19990607 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (19990714)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Frech, Northcutt
NOOP(1) Baker
REJECT(2) Christey, Shostack
Comments (Legacy)
 Shostack> design issue, not a vulnerability.  Alternately, add:
   DOS on server by opening a large number of telnet sessions..
 Christey> Duplicate of CVE-1999-0566

Proposed (Legacy)
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