[USN-4986-3] rpcbind regression
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Jun 10 20:41:25 UTC 2021
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4986-3
June 10, 2021
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
USN-4986-1 caused a regression in rpcbind.
- rpcbind: converts RPC program numbers into universal addresses
USN-4986-1 fixed a vulnerability in rpcbind. The update caused a regression
resulting in rpcbind crashing in certain environments. This update fixes
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Original advisory details:
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.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 833 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
More information about the ubuntu-security-announce