CVE-2003-0251

NameCVE-2003-0251
Descriptionypserv NIS server before 2.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a TCP client request that does not respond to the server, which causes ypserv to block.
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

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
nissource(unstable)3.11

Notes

actually, we need ypserv 2.7, nis 3.11 has ypserv 2.13

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