This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Security Fix(es) :
- It was found that due to the way rpcbind uses libtirpc
(libntirpc), a memory leak can occur when parsing
specially crafted XDR messages. An attacker sending
thousands of messages to rpcbind could cause its memory
usage to grow without bound, eventually causing it to be
terminated by the OOM killer. (CVE-2017-8779)
See also :
Update the affected rpcbind and / or rpcbind-debuginfo packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8