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RHSA-2003:207: nfs-utils security update

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RHSA-2003:207: nfs-utils security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/18/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated nfs-utils packages are available that fix a remotely exploitable Denial of Service vulnerability.

The nfs-utils package provides a daemon for the kernel NFS server and related tools. Janusz Niewiadomski found a buffer overflow bug in nfs-utils version 1.0.3 and earlier. This bug could be exploited by an attacker, causing a remote Denial of Service (crash). It is not believed that this bug could lead to remote arbitrary code execution. Users are advised to update to these erratum packages, which contain a backported security patch supplied by the nfs-utils maintainers and are not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-nfs-utils

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