Syslog -- Security Issues in Network Event Logging

 

About Syslog
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Syslog is a de-facto standard for logging system events. However, the protocol component of this event logging system has not been formally documented. While the protocol has been very useful and scalable, it
has some known but undocumented security problems. For instance, the messages are unauthenticated and there is no mechanism to provide verified delivery and message integrity.

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