Debian Security Advisory
rpc.mountd -- buffer overflow in mountd
- Date Reported:
- 04 Sep 1998
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- No other external database security references currently available.
- More information:
The program rpc.mountd is a mount daemon that handles NFS mounts.
The version as shipped with current distributions of Linux contains
a buffer overflow.
The overflow can be used as part of an attack to gain root access on the machine acting as a NFS server.
We recommend you upgrade your netstd package immediately.
- Fixed in:
- All - (in release 2.0) 3.07-2hamm.1