Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : rpcbind vulnerability (USN-2756-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected rpcbind package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:ND/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86220 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7236

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