bin/61084: nfsd sometimes exits prematurely during port-scan

Robert Watson rwatson at
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      Principal Research Scientist, McAfee Research

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