Public Date:
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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 2013-05-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 portmap Not affected


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