[USN-4986-1] rpcbind vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Jun 9 11:22:18 UTC 2021
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4986-1
June 09, 2021
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
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