GLSA-201611-17 : RPCBind: Denial of Service

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95268


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


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.


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 95268

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201611-17.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/23

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


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:gentoo:linux:rpcbind, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7236

GLSA: 201611-17