Updated nfs-utils packages for Red Hat
Posted on: 07/15/2003 11:15 AM

Red Hat has released updated nfs-utils packages

The nfs-utils package provides a daemon for the kernel NFS server and related tools.

Janusz Niewiadomski found a buffer overflow bug in nfs-utils version 1.0.3 and earlier. This bug could be exploited by an attacker, causing a remote Denial of Service (crash). It is not believed that this bug could lead to remote arbitrary code execution.

Users are advised to update to these erratum packages, which contain a backported security patch supplied by the nfs-utils maintainers and are not vulnerable to this issue.

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