Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : nfs-utils (MDKSA-2005:005)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 16135
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionArjan van de Ven discovered a buffer overflow in rquotad on 64bit architectures; an improper integer conversion could lead to a buffer overflow. An attacker with access to an NFS share could send a specially crafted request which could then lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
The updated packages are provided to prevent this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected nfs-utils and / or nfs-utils-clients packages.