Syslog is not something that I have ever used but your output doesn't look alarming to me.
What it does look like is that syslog is not configured for use on your install.
Not being at all sure what the actual package name is under Ubuntu I would suggest checking on that. Under Debian, which is likely to be correct under Ubuntu, I would first try checking the man page;
To configure the thing this may be useful, as root;
There are a number of packages relating to syslog, many appear to be specifically for the configuration of syslog.
apt-cache search syslog
will give you a list of related packages.
According to your output the function that is being reported on is syslog.d. This is the daemon function or auto running function. This is indicated by the 3 in the second collumn.
Configuring syslog to not run that would be the easiest way to avoid that sort of message. Would probably also be the best for you. I doubt you have any real use for syslog.
Another solution would be to simply remove syslog unless you really do have a use for it.
A quick search for syslog gave this general overview;