Updated nfs-utils package for Red Hat
Posted on: 07/31/2003 12:05 AM

Red Hat has released an updated nfs-utils package for Red Hat Linux

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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