Scientific Linux Security Update : rpcbind on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A use-after-free flaw related to the PMAP_CALLIT operation and TCP/UDP
connections was discovered in rpcbind. A remote attacker could
possibly exploit this flaw to crash the rpcbind service by performing
a series of UDP and TCP calls. (CVE-2015-7236)

If the rpcbind service is running, it will be automatically restarted
after installing this update.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?62c8cb62

Solution :

Update the affected rpcbind and / or rpcbind-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87813 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7236

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