Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2256-1 libtirpc -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Jun 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-4429.
More information:

It was discovered that libtiprc, a transport-independent RPC library, could be used for a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact by a stack-based buffer overflow due to a flood of crafted ICMP and UDP packets.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.5-1+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libtirpc packages.

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