Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5200-1 libtirpc -- security update

Date Reported:
07 Aug 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1015873.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-46828.
More information:

It was discovered that libtirpc, a transport-independent RPC library, does not properly handle idle TCP connections. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial of service.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.1-1+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libtirpc packages.

For the detailed security status of libtirpc please refer to its security tracker page at: