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Immunix alert IMNX-2003-7+-018-01 (nfs-utils)

From:  Immunix Security Team <>
Subject:  Immunix Secured OS 7+ nfs-utils update -- lwn
Date:  Tue, 15 Jul 2003 17:09:33 -0700

[Please do not set vacation autoreplies to public mail lists. It is very rude. Please do not tell us our gpg signature is a virus. It is not. Thank you.] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Immunix Secured OS Security Advisory Packages updated: nfs-utils Affected products: Immunix OS 7+ Bugs fixed: CAN-2003-0252 Date: Mon Jul 14 2003 Advisory ID: IMNX-2003-7+-018-01 Author: Seth Arnold <> ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Description: Janusz Niewiadomski has discovered an off-by-one overflow in xlog() in the nfs-utils package. It is rumoured this bug is exploitable, however as it writes a single zero byte to memory, an exploit may be difficult to write. Because the overflow is so small, StackGuard may not be able to prevent exploitation of this flaw. References: Package names and locations: Precompiled binary packages for Immunix 7+ are available at: Source packages for Immunix 7+ are available at: Immunix OS 7+ md5sums: 61b6c75291f772e6b6fa7f53284a6021 RPMS/nfs-utils-0.3.1-7_imnx_3.i386.rpm 8f1067f0acfe49ba0bb8d88da5bd7f30 SRPMS/nfs-utils-0.3.1-7_imnx_3.src.rpm GPG verification: Our public key is available at NOTE: Ibiblio is graciously mirroring our updates, so if the links above are slow, please try: or one of the many mirrors available at: ImmunixOS 6.2 is no longer officially supported. ImmunixOS 7.0 is no longer officially supported. Contact information: To report vulnerabilities, please contact Immunix attempts to conform to the RFP vulnerability disclosure protocol

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