CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-04-18
Bugzilla: 948378: CVE-2013-1950 libtirpc: invalid pointer free leads to rpcbind daemon crash


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1950 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: 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

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libtirpc) RHSA-2013:0884 May 30, 2013

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Michael Armstrong for reporting this issue.

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