[arch-security] [ASA-201705-6] lib32-libtirpc: denial of service
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Wed May 10 16:19:19 UTC 2017
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201705-6
Date : 2017-05-07
CVE-ID : CVE-2017-8779
Package : lib32-libtirpc
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-263
The package lib32-libtirpc before version 1.0.1-2 is vulnerable to
denial of service.
Upgrade to 1.0.1-2.
# pacman -Syu "lib32-libtirpc>=1.0.1-2"
The problem has been fixed upstream but no release is available yet.
It was found that libtirpc and libntirpc fails to free a buffer
allocated for parsing XDR blocks when parsing fails due to insufficient
input data being available. A specially crafted message sent to a
service such as rpcbind results in a memory leak, causing the
application to crash or other processes to be impacted via the OOM
A remote attacker is able to send specially crafted input to leak
memory, possibly leading to denial of service.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 833 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
More information about the arch-security