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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Rpcbind Vendors:
rpcbind Invalid Pointer Free Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028460
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-1950   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 22 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in libtirpc rpcbind. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a specially crafted RPC to trigger an invalid pointer free flaw in libtirpc and cause the target rpcbind daemon to crash.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target rpcbind daemon to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   None.

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