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nfs-utils - buffer overflow

Debian Security Advisory

DSA-349-1 nfs-utils -- buffer overflow

Date Reported:
14 Jul 2003
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CAN-2003-0252.
More information:

The logging code in nfs-utils contains an off-by-one buffer overrun when adding a newline to the string being logged. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition by sending certain RPC requests.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.0-2woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.0.3-2.

We recommend that you update your nfs-utils package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Intel IA-32:
Intel IA-64:
Motorola 680x0:
Big endian MIPS:
Little endian MIPS:
IBM S/390:
Sun Sparc:

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.

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