This vulnerability causes klogd to go into an infinite loop, thus preventing further kernel log messages from being written to disk.
Upgrade to latest version of klogd for your Linux distribution.
The following workaround is taken from http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?archive=no&bug=85478:
This vulnerability was discovered by Thomas Roessler
This document was written by Ian A. Finlay
|Date First Published:||2001-07-24|
|Date Last Updated:||2003-04-09 19:19 UTC|