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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2015 15:19:12 +0200
From: Olaf Kirch <>
Cc: Steve Dickson <>,
 Marcus Meissner <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE Request: remote triggerable use-after-free in rpcbind

Hi Steve,

On Thursday 17 September 2015 22:12:29 Steve Dickson wrote:
> In Olaf's patch there is a call to __rpc_set_netbuf() which is
> not visible in the upstream libtirpc lib... Did  Olaf roll his own
>  or changed libtirpc to make it visible?

Originally, I was going to use the one from libtirpc. But then I 
reconsidered because it's too ugly, and inlined a copy of it. See the 
attached patch which I submitted to SLES.

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a
fool than to open it and remove all doubt.     -- Mark Twain
Olaf Kirch - Director SUSE Linux Enterprise; R&D (
SUSE Linux GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
GF: Felix Imendörffer, Jane Smithard, Graham Norton, HRB 21284 (AG 

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