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USN-2756-1 rpcbind Vulnerability




Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


rpcbind could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic. It was discovered that rpcbind incorrectly handled certain memory structures. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause rpcbind to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Affected VMware Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • BOSH: All versions of Cloud Foundry BOSH stemcells prior to v3094 are vulnerable to the aforementioned CVE.
  • Products in the PCF Suite which reference BOSH stemcell v3093 or earlier are vulnerable to the aforementioned CVE:
    • Ops Manager v1.5.6 or earlier
    • Elastic Runtime v1.5.5 or earlier
    • MySQL for Pivotal Cloud Foundry v1.6.2 or earlier
    • Session State Caching Powered by Pivotal GemFire v1.0.2 or earlier
    • RabbitMQ for Pivotal Cloud Foundry v1.4.4 or earlier
    • Redis for Pivotal Cloud Foundry v1.4.8 or earlier


Users of affected versions should apply the following mitigation: