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=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2756-1
September 30, 2015

rpcbind vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 15.04
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

rpcbind could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
crafted network traffic.

Software Description:
- rpcbind: converts RPC program numbers into universal addresses

Details:

It was discovered that rpcbind incorrectly handled certain memory
structures. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause rpcbind to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 15.04:
  rpcbind                         0.2.1-6ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  rpcbind                         0.2.1-2ubuntu2.2

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  rpcbind                         0.2.0-7ubuntu1.3

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-2756-1
  CVE-2015-7236

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rpcbind/0.2.1-6ubuntu3.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rpcbind/0.2.1-2ubuntu2.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rpcbind/0.2.0-7ubuntu1.3


Ubuntu 2756-1: rpcbind vulnerability

September 30, 2015
rpcbind could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 15.04: rpcbind 0.2.1-6ubuntu3.1 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: rpcbind 0.2.1-2ubuntu2.2 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: rpcbind 0.2.0-7ubuntu1.3 After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-2756-1

CVE-2015-7236

Severity
September 30, 2015

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rpcbind/0.2.1-6ubuntu3.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rpcbind/0.2.1-2ubuntu2.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rpcbind/0.2.0-7ubuntu1.3

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