Debian: DSA-3366-1: rpcbind security update

    Date23 Sep 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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).
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3366-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 23, 2015                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : rpcbind
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-7236
    Debian Bug     : 799307
    
    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.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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