Xi Graphics Information for VU#387387

Common Desktop Environment (CDE) ToolTalk RPC database server (rpc.ttdbserverd) vulnerable to buffer overflow via _TT_CREATE_FILE()

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

Xi Graphics deXtop CDE v2.1 is vulnerable to this attack. The update and accompanying text file will be:


Most sites do not need to use the ToolTalk server daemon. Xi Graphics Security recommends that non-essential services are never enabled. To disable the ToolTalk server on your system, edit /etc/inetd.conf and comment out, or remove, the 'rpc.ttdbserver' line. Then, either restart inetd, or reboot your machine.

Vendor Information

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Vendor References

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Addendum

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