CVE-2002-1232

NameCVE-2002-1232
DescriptionMemory leak in ypdb_open in yp_db.c for ypserv before 2.5 in the NIS package 3.9 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of requests for a map that does not exist.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-180

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nis (PTS)buster3.17.1-3fixed
bullseye4.4fixed
sid, trixie, bookworm4.5fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nissourcewoody3.9-6.1DSA-180
nissource(unstable)3.9-6.2

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