Debian Security Advisory
DLA-3071-1 libtirpc -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Aug 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1015873.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-46828.
- More information:
It was discovered that libtirpc, a transport-independent RPC library, does not properly handle idle TCP connections. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial of service.
For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.4-0.4+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libtirpc packages.
For the detailed security status of libtirpc please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libtirpc
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