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Re: easy DoS in most RPC appsScott Stone (sstoneUME.PHT.CO.JP)
Mon, 18 May 1998 01:29:26 +0900
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On Sun, 17 May 1998, David LeBlanc wrote: > At 02:35 AM 5/15/98 +0200, Peter van Dijk wrote: > >Finally, I'm quite sure of this: the bug is in Sun's RPC code. > >Investigations show Linux, FreeBSD, SunOS, System V and NeXTstep machines > >are affected, which means we've got a _big_ problem here. > > If that's the case, then any ports of these utilities running on Windows NT > would also exhibit the same problem - we're all running off of pretty much > the same Sun ONC RPC code. > The FreeBSD people have already made a patch for this, check their home site. I'm going to attempt to port the patch to Linux, as the base code should be about the same.. the fix is to a couple of rpc-related files in the C libraries. -------------------------------------------------- Scott M. Stone <sstonepht.com, sstoneturbolinux.com> <sstonepht.co.jp> Linux Developer/Systems Administrator for Pacific HiTech, Inc. http://www.pht.com http://armadillo.pht.co.jp http://www.pht.co.jp http://www.turbolinux.com