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OpenBSD Portmap Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is running portmap and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an error when handling multiple RPC requests and can be exploited to crash the portmap daemon via specially crafted packets sent to TCP port 111.

Affected Software

Affected Software

OpenBSD version 5.2 and prior

Solution

Solution

Apply the patch provided by the vendor.