bin/61084: nfsd sometimes exits prematurely during port-scan
rwatson at freebsd.org
Tue Nov 23 23:45:34 GMT 2004
On Tue, 23 Nov 2004, Phil Brennan wrote:
> The fix for this has not been committed to RELENG_5_2.
> src/usr.sbin/nfsd/nfsd.c is still at 1.28, when it should be 1.29. This
> is very unfortunate, as it allows a denial of service simply by running
> nmap against the box. Could this be committed to this branch also, as
> there are quite a lot of people still running 5.2.1. Thanks. ( Just got
> bitten by this today ) Regards,
I'll put in a request to the re@ team to get this merged ASAP. Thanks for
the pointer, and sorry about not having merged it there previously!
Robert N M Watson FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Projects
robert at fledge.watson.org Principal Research Scientist, McAfee Research
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