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[DSA606] DSA-606-1 nfs-utils Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
SGI has discovered that rpc.statd from the nfs-utils package, the
Network Status Monitor, did not ignore the "SIGPIPE". Hence, a client
prematurely terminating the TCP connection could also terminate the
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your nfs-utils package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-606
Threat Level: High
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