IRIX NFS XDR Decoding DoS

2003-08-14T04:25:13
ID OSVDB:2134
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2003-08-14T04:25:13

Description

Vulnerability Description

The IRIX Network File System Daemon contains a flaw in the XDR decoding routines. This flaw may be exploited by a malicious attacker to cause a kernel panic resulting in a denial of service.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 6.5.20 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. In addition, SGI has released a patch for some older versions.

Short Description

The IRIX Network File System Daemon contains a flaw in the XDR decoding routines. This flaw may be exploited by a malicious attacker to cause a kernel panic resulting in a denial of service.

References:

Secunia Advisory ID:9522 Generic Informational URL: ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20030801-01-P/ CVE-2003-0576