Subject: Re: libwrap support to syslogd(8)
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/03/2001 00:03:17
>it might be useful insofar as people would not have to learn to use
>ipf in order to block their syslogd from receiving messages from
>unauthorized hosts, but it would have to simply drop all such
>messages.  making log entries about violations could lead to a denial
>of disk space attack.

	the patch is now in NetBSD-current.  it silently ignores syslog packets
	from rejected addresses, of course.