Linux NFS utils package (nfs-utils) mountd xlog Function Off-by-one Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote service is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description :

The remote rpc.mountd daemon is vulnerable to an off-by-one overflow
which could be exploited by an attacker to gain a root shell on this
host.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105820223707191&w=2

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of nfs-utils

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: RPC

Nessus Plugin ID: 11800 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8179

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0252