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RHSA-2005:014: nfs-utils security update

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RHSA-2005:014: nfs-utils security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/10/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

An updated nfs-utils package that fixes various security issues is now available.

The nfs-utils package provides a daemon for the kernel NFS server and related tools. SGI reported that the statd daemon did not properly handle the SIGPIPE signal. A misconfigured or malicious peer could cause statd to crash, leading to a denial of service. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-1014 to this issue. Arjan van de Ven discovered a buffer overflow in rquotad. On 64-bit architectures, an improper integer conversion can lead to a buffer overflow. An attacker with access to an NFS share could send a specially crafted request which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0946 to this issue. All users of nfs-utils should upgrade to this updated package, which resolves these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-nfs-utils

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