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libnsl in Solaris allowed an attacker to perform a denial of service of rpcbind.
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  • XF:sun-libnsl
  • SUNBUG:4305859
Date Entry Created
19990607 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20001009-01)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(6) Blake, Cole, Dik, Hill, Landfield, Ozancin
MODIFY(3) Baker, Frech, Levy
NOOP(4) Armstrong, Bishop, Meunier, Wall
REVIEWING(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:sun-libnsl
 Dik> Sun bug #4305859
 Baker>	Misc Defensive Info	Vendor Info$file/ERS-OAR-E01-1998_074_1.txt	Vendor Info	Misc Defensive Info
 Christey> I don't think this is the bug that everyone thinks it is.
   This candidate came from CyberCop Scanner 2.4/2.5, which
   only reports this as a DoS problem.  If SUN:00172 is an
   advisory for this, then it may be a duplicate of
   CVE-1999-0055.  There appears to be overlap with other
   references as well.  HOWEVER, this particular one deals with a
   DoS in rpcbind - which isn't mentioned in the sources for
 Levy> BID 148

Proposed (Legacy)
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