USN-36-1: NFS statd vulnerability
Posted on: 12/01/2004 03:53 PM

Updated NFS statd packages are available for Ubuntu Linux 4.10

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-36-1 December 01, 2004
nfs-utils vulnerability

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog)

The following packages are affected:


The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to version 1:1.0.6-3ubuntu1.1. In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.

Details follow:

SGI discovered a remote Denial of Service vulnerability in the NFS statd server. statd did not ignore the "SIGPIPE" signal which caused it to shutdown if a misconfigured or malicious peer terminated the TCP connection prematurely.

Source archives:
Size/MD5: 5596 df57bdbe3dfddd40cda65b04509d5957
Size/MD5: 637 c80d2bcd3c1286db08c629a48ee3a1de
Size/MD5: 266001 bc8b888c4ee93186dde91983f9600a65

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)
Size/MD5: 60706 5d69164709d408315ce7c49474cfabe4
Size/MD5: 98646 3af7799c3e5013b119b339718f4f0cec
Size/MD5: 42118 5efb547f84a10e5d80efa65c7b515c73

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)
Size/MD5: 56778 7c91a1aa814f4284eb96d804ef736850
Size/MD5: 90138 31f62fc6060bfff49d09ae7db96801af
Size/MD5: 40410 8b362d843ec6e1fd0c83657cd8dd2a65

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)
Size/MD5: 60642 a506590e99039ea07b333714ad894ec5
Size/MD5: 96308 824b14ca9c96fe85d2582eb32a85dbeb
Size/MD5: 42082 60c3e1b664dee66cd4e7068c8875373c

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