[syslog-ng] patterndb Joining rulesets with mismatching program name sets

Scheidler, Bal√°zs balazs.scheidler at balabit.com
Wed Mar 22 19:56:17 UTC 2017


Hi,

I've added this message in 2015, while fixing a bug in patterndb rule clash.

Hmmm ...

This is the patch that introduces it: 12cd960

The reason behind is that some of the rules would clash even if they had
different program names.

On Mar 22, 2017 16:43, "Fabien Wernli" <wernli at in2p3.fr> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> It seems somewhere between 3.7 and 3.8 my patterndb broke validation tests.
> When running `pdbtool test` I now get:
>
>     Joining rulesets with mismatching program name sets
>
> This helpful message seems to be right if I understand it correctly:
>
>     <ruleset name='pam_unix' id='72d75cb0-0107-4d12-b0bf-cea36ddf7f38'>
>              <patterns>
>                         <pattern>sshd</pattern>
>                         <pattern>crond</pattern>
>                         <pattern>imap</pattern>
>                         <pattern>imapd</pattern>
>                         <pattern>login</pattern>
>                         <pattern>pam</pattern>
>                         <pattern>pure-ftpd</pattern>
>                         <pattern>proftpd</pattern>
>                         <pattern>su</pattern>
>                         <pattern>sudo</pattern>
>
>
>     <ruleset name='cron' id='3a8efec5-6974-4b4a-b203-3247fe235812'>
>                 <patterns>
>                         <pattern>crond</pattern>
>                         <pattern>CROND</pattern>
>                 </patterns>
>
> Since when, and why is this illegal now?
>
> Thanks
>
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