Debian DSA-3366-1 : rpcbind - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 86108


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


A remotely triggerable use-after-free vulnerability was found in rpcbind, a server that converts RPC program numbers into universal addresses. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to mount a denial of service (rpcbind crash).


Upgrade the rpcbind packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.0-8+deb7u1.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.1-6+deb8u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86108

File Name: debian_DSA-3366.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:rpcbind, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 9/23/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7236

DSA: 3366