DescriptionhandleAccept in rinetd before 0.62 does not properly resize the connection list when it becomes full and sets an array index incorrectly, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large number of connections.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rinetd (PTS)buster, bullseye0.62.1sam-1.1fixed
sid, trixie, bookworm0.73-1fixed

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