Ubuntu 4986-2: rpcbind vulnerability

Ubuntu 4986-2: rpcbind vulnerability

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4986-2
June 09, 2021 rpcbind vulnerability
========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: rpcbind could be made to consume resources and crash if it received
specially crafted network traffic. Software Description:
- rpcbind: converts RPC program numbers into universal addresses Details: USN-4986-1 fixed a vulnerability in rpcbind. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details:  It was discovered that rpcbind incorrectly handled certain large data
 sizes. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause rpcbind to consume
 resources, leading to a denial of service. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: rpcbind 0.2.3-0.2ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: rpcbind 0.2.1-2ubuntu2.2+esm1 After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes. References: https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4986-2 https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4986-1 CVE-2017-8779

https://linuxsecurity.com/advisories/ubuntu/ubuntu-4986-2-rpcbind-vulnerability-15-02-19