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Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:12:29 -0400
From: Steve Dickson <>
To: Marcus Meissner <>,
        OSS Security List <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: remote triggerable use-after-free in rpcbind

On 09/17/2015 08:23 AM, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> Hi,
> One of our customers saw rpcbind crashing on a remote security scan.
> Olaf Kirch identified and fixed the problem:
> It so far has not been integrated into rpcbind upstream.
> This is a use-after-free, so at least remote denial of service.
> We have not researched further exploitability.

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? 


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