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Updated nfs-utils packages fix buffer overflow

An off-by-one buffer overflow was found in the logging code in nfs-utils when adding a newline to the string being logged. This could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a DoS (Denial of Service) on the server by sending certain RPC requests.

  • Vendor: Mandrake
  • Vendor ID: MDKSA-2003:076
  • Date: July 21, 2003


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Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
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Package name: nfs-utils
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2003:076
Date: July 21st, 2003

Affected versions: 8.2, 9.0, 9.1, Corporate Server 2.1
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Problem Description:

An off-by-one buffer overflow was found in the logging code in
nfs-utils when adding a newline to the string being logged. This
could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a DoS
(Denial of Service) on the server by sending certain RPC requests.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0252
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Updated Packages:

Corporate Server 2.1:
afe02ce4c5f8ca99c44ec7e86c2a87b1 corporate/2.1/RPMS/nfs-utils-1.0.1-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
2101dbdd6f7a09daf744b2405db03244 corporate/2.1/RPMS/nfs-utils-clients-1.0.1-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
b49f189c0cd2ffa058e1facaac42e1b3 corporate/2.1/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.0.1-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
1cd88757f7fe256a7ceb5d9cc61635d8 x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/nfs-utils-1.0.1-1.1mdk.x86_64.rpm
8e3d571ba1288eb3b54e8652a7f47626 x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/nfs-utils-clients-1.0.1-1.1mdk.x86_64.rpm
b49f189c0cd2ffa058e1facaac42e1b3 x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.0.1-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.2:
4c558ba4b7fdb4b42822e9d73878a508 8.2/RPMS/nfs-utils-0.3.3-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
9f1f54ab94f3abd067a5e40b6d81100a 8.2/RPMS/nfs-utils-clients-0.3.3-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
672f5a3ca5f042bef35d9f8427cad174 8.2/SRPMS/nfs-utils-0.3.3-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.2/PPC:
11bc4cf63a43a2f6f6e6913c207717d1 ppc/8.2/RPMS/nfs-utils-0.3.3-3.1mdk.ppc.rpm
f4e1d4eb7c9cebb6d356c26472382155 ppc/8.2/RPMS/nfs-utils-clients-0.3.3-3.1mdk.ppc.rpm
672f5a3ca5f042bef35d9f8427cad174 ppc/8.2/SRPMS/nfs-utils-0.3.3-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.0:
afe02ce4c5f8ca99c44ec7e86c2a87b1 9.0/RPMS/nfs-utils-1.0.1-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
2101dbdd6f7a09daf744b2405db03244 9.0/RPMS/nfs-utils-clients-1.0.1-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
b49f189c0cd2ffa058e1facaac42e1b3 9.0/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.0.1-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1:
374e0e896893eed5574bd07e5fc3e98a 9.1/RPMS/nfs-utils-1.0.1-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
bead87e084c6c8af03d7cddd3eab8725 9.1/RPMS/nfs-utils-clients-1.0.1-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
b49f189c0cd2ffa058e1facaac42e1b3 9.1/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.0.1-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC:
8884a5489b3973660c266dc261826c87 ppc/9.1/RPMS/nfs-utils-1.0.1-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
53362acc8a956809004c08f3cf3428ba ppc/9.1/RPMS/nfs-utils-clients-1.0.1-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
b49f189c0cd2ffa058e1facaac42e1b3 ppc/9.1/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.0.1-1.1mdk.src.rpm
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Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):
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To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification
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