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

Phil Brennan phil.brennan at
Wed Nov 24 00:47:18 GMT 2004

Its a university networking society machine, so it wasn't the end of
the world ( no money was lost :) ). Gonna try and use it as an example
of how to trace a problem in our admin training.

Thanks again.

On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 23:43:46 +0000 (GMT), Robert Watson
<rwatson at> wrote:
> 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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