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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN36-1 : nfs-utils vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
nfs-utils vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- nfs-common
- nfs-kernel-server
- nhfsstone


Description :

SGI discovered a remote Denial of Service vulnerability in the NFS
statd server. statd did not ignore the "SIGPIPE" signal which caused
it to shutdown if a misconfigured or malicious peer terminated the TCP
connection prematurely.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- nfs-common-1.0.6-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- nfs-kernel-server-1.0.6-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- nhfsstone-1.0.6-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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