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Sun libnsl patchesMike Sorsen (mike.sorsenEDWARDJONES.COM)
Thu, 9 Jul 1998 16:52:00 -0500
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> Mike Battersby writes: > If anyone had actually bothered to look at Sunsolve or call Sun support > before jumping to rash conclusions they would have realised that Sun > actually fixed these problems some time in June [...] These patches reference "rpc.nisd buffer overflow" in the README. Do they cover all the exposures? Note that Sun just released patches for "libnsl buffer overflows" over the past couple of days. I guess I will have to call them myself to get the real scoop. > The only patch I have first hand knowledge of is the 2.5.1 patch, which > is 103612-41, but Sun assure me that similar patches are available for > other releases. The following patches from early June are to fix "rpc.nisd buffer overflow": 101973-35 SunOS 5.4: libnsl, nistbladm & ypbind fixes 101974-35 SunOS 5.4_x86: libnsl, nistbladm & ypbind fixes 103187-38 SunOS 5.5: libc, libnsl, libucb, nis_cachemgr and rpc.nisd patch 103188-38 SunOS 5.5_x86: libc, libnsl, libucb, nis_cachemgr and rpc.nisd patch 103612-41 SunOS 5.5.1: libc, libnsl, libucb, nis_cachemgr and rpc.nisd patch 103613-41 SunOS 5.5.1_x86: libc, libnsl, libucb, nis_cachemgr and rpc.nisd patch 105401-13 SunOS 5.6: libnsl and NIS+ commands patch 105402-13 SunOS 5.6_x86: libnsl and NIS+ commands patch Then the following patches were released a couple of days ago to fix "libnsl buffer overflows": 101973-36 SunOS 5.4: libnsl, nistbladm & ypbind fixes patches 101974-36 SunOS 5.4_x86: libnsl, nistbladm & ypbind fixes patches 105401-14 SunOS 5.6: libnsl and NIS+ commands patch patches 105402-14 SunOS 5.6_x86: libnsl and NIS+ commands patch These are public patches, so you can get them from ftp://sunsolve.sun.com/pub/patches or the http://sunsolve.sun.com/sunsolve/pubpatches/patches.html web page. Mike Sorsen I speak for myself, not for my employer or Sun.