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Re: [suse-security] syslog doesn't log after rotation
  • From: Lenz Grimmer <grimmer@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2000 15:49:16 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0003161546560.25205-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

On Thu, 16 Mar 2000, Michael Balzer wrote:

> dear suse security team,
>
> on my standard suse 6.3 internet server, i have to do
> "/sbin/init.d/syslog reload" after any log rotation.
> if i don't restart it, syslog will not write to the new
> log files.
>
> this is a security issue, as i cannot track security
> problems without log entries.
>
> i already sent this as a bug report to suse a long time
> ago but never got any response. what can i do?

Sorry about that. Please update the package aaa_base, which can be found
at ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.3/a1/aaa_base.rpm

This package contains a fix for this problem.

Bye,
LenZ
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