GLSA-201611-17 : RPCBind: Denial of Service

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201611-17
(RPCBind: Denial of Service)

A use-after-free vulnerability was discovered in RPCBind’s
svc_dodestroy function when trying to free a corrupted xprt->xp_netid
pointer.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-17

Solution :

All RPCBind users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-nds/rpcbind-0.2.3-r1'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95268 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7236

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