Subject: Re: libwrap support to syslogd(8)
To: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <email@example.com>
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.