Updated xinetd packages for Red Hat
Posted on: 05/14/2003 12:28 AM

Red Hat has released updated xinetd packages

Xinetd is a 'master server' that is used to to accept service connection requests and start the appropriate servers.

Because of a programming error, memory was allocated and never freed if a connection was refused for any reason. An attacker could exploit this flaw to crash the xinetd server, rendering all services it controls unavaliable.

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