Upstream information

CVE-2013-1950 at MITRE


The svc_dg_getargs function in libtirpc 0.2.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (rpcbind crash) via a Sun RPC request with crafted arguments that trigger a free of an invalid pointer.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

The libtirpc versions in SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 GA and SP1 do not have the problematic patch that causes this vulnerability, it was introduced in a later version.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 816627 [RESOLVED / WORKSFORME]

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