Ubuntu 4.10 : nfs-utils vulnerability (USN-36-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2004-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

SGI discovered a remote Denial of Service vulnerability in the NFS
statd server. statd did not ignore the 'SIGPIPE' signal which caused
it to shutdown if a misconfigured or malicious peer terminated the TCP
connection prematurely.

Solution :

Update the affected nfs-common, nfs-kernel-server and / or nhfsstone

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20652 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1014