Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3366-1 rpcbind -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 23 Sep 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 799307.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-7236.
- More information:
A remotely triggerable use-after-free vulnerability was found in rpcbind, a server that converts RPC program numbers into universal addresses. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to mount a denial of service (rpcbind crash).
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.0-8+deb7u1.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.1-6+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your rpcbind packages.