Debian Security Advisory
DLA-937-1 rpcbind -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 May 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 861835.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-8779.
- More information:
Guido Vranken discovered that incorrect memory management in libtirpc, a transport-independent RPC library used by rpcbind and other programs may result in denial of service via memory exhaustion (depending on memory management settings).
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.2.0-8+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your rpcbind packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS