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: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libtirpc