USN-2756-1: rpcbind vulnerability
30 September 2015
rpcbind could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- rpcbind - converts RPC program numbers into universal addresses
It was discovered that rpcbind incorrectly handled certain memory
structures. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause rpcbind to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.