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Re: bin/44671: syslogd sends udp dgrams from port 65534
On Mar 3, 2011, at 9:30 AM, Takahiro Kambe wrote:
>>> Do you expect that syslogd send from syslog port?
> Your expectation isn't correct.
Actually it is.
> It is RECOMMENDED that the source port also be 514 to indicate that the
> message is from the syslog process of the sender
I have no idea (yet) who and why decided that port 65534 is so sweet, but it
sure does remind me of the case of Rui Paolo
(http://gabucino.be/files/netbsd-paolo-sigfpe.html), and the
Wikipedia-certified division by zero in ping.
Additionally, NetBSD syslogd is only bugged with the -s option. Do note that
for example FreeBSD's syslogd -s works as expected.
> Both suggests using sender's port to UDP/514 but not mandated. So,
> you would need to change this PR to be:
> - withdrawed.
> - changed to request adding a option to bind source port to UDP/514.
You would need to change this PR to be:
- changed to request a manual page fix to specifically document this
inexplicable behaviour of SecureMode
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