SGI Information for VU#595507

Common Desktop Environment (CDE) ToolTalk RPC Server rpc.ttdbserverd contains format string vulnerability

Status

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Vendor Statement

SGI acknowledges the CDE vulnerabilities reported by CERT and is currently investigating. No further information is available at this time.

For the protection of all our customers, SGI does not disclose, discuss or confirm vulnerabilities until a full investigation has occurred and any necessary patch(es) or release streams are available for all vulnerable and supported IRIX operating systems.

Until SGI has more definitive information to provide, customers are encouraged to assume all security vulnerabilities as exploitable and take appropriate steps according to local site security policies and requirements.

As further information becomes available, additional advisories will be issued via the normal SGI security information distribution methods including the wiretap mailing list.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

SGI has released SGI Security Advisory 20020302-01-A which addresses a number of vulnerabilities in CDE and ToolTalk.

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