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TSLSA-2004-0064 - nfs-utils
From: Trustix Security Advisor <tsl () trustix org>
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 16:00:35 +0100

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Trustix Secure Linux Security Advisory #2004-0065

Package name:      nfs-utils
Summary:           Remote denial of service
Date:              2004-01-09
Affected versions: Trustix Secure Linux 2.0
                   Trustix Secure Linux 2.1
                   Trustix Secure Linux 2.2
                   Trustix Operating System - Enterprise Server 2

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Package description:
  The nfs-utils package provides a daemon for the kernel NFS server and
  related tools, which provides a much higher level of performance than the
  traditional Linux NFS server used by most users.

Problem description:
  SGI developers discovered a remote Denial of Service in the NFS statd
  server where it did not ignore the "SIGPIPE" signal.  This could cause
  the server to shut down if a client terminates prematurely.

  The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
  assigned the name CAN-2004-1014 to this issue.

  We recommend that all systems with this package installed be upgraded.
  Please note that if you do not need the functionality provided by this
  package, you may want to remove it from your system.

  All Trustix Secure Linux updates are available from

About Trustix Secure Linux:
  Trustix Secure Linux is a small Linux distribution for servers. With focus
  on security and stability, the system is painlessly kept safe and up to
  date from day one using swup, the automated software updater.

Automatic updates:
  Users of the SWUP tool can enjoy having updates automatically
  installed using 'swup --upgrade'.

  Check out our mailing lists:

  This advisory along with all Trustix packages are signed with the
  TSL sign key.
  This key is available from:

  The advisory itself is available from the errata pages at
  <URI:http://www.trustix.org/errata/trustix-2.1/> and
  or directly at

MD5sums of the packages:
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f933ecdcea8b11216a140d0b9b75683c  2.2/rpms/nfs-utils-1.0.6-4tr.i586.rpm

a59bfa8585d78d90d5e7c9db65e1e98f  2.1/rpms/nfs-utils-1.0.6-4tr.i586.rpm

8496a8f8567c27d10807e267776f3b50  2.0/rpms/nfs-utils-1.0.6-2tr.i586.rpm
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Trustix Security Team

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