USN-4986-1: rpcbind vulnerability
9 June 2021
rpcbind could be made to consume resources and crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- rpcbind - converts RPC program numbers into universal addresses
It was discovered that rpcbind incorrectly handled certain large data
sizes. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause rpcbind to consume
resources, leading to a denial of service.