IBM Information for VU#299816

Common Desktop Environment (CDE) ToolTalk RPC database server (rpc.ttdbserverd) does not adequately validate file operations



Vendor Statement

The CDE desktop product shipped with AIX is vulnerable to both the issues detailed above in the advisory. This affects AIX releases 4.3.3 and 5.1.0. An efix package will be available shortly from the IBM software ftp site. The efix packages can be downloaded from This directory contains a README file that gives further details on the efix packages.

The following APARs will be available in the near future:

    AIX 4.3.3: IY32368

    AIX 5.1.0: IY32370

    Vendor Information

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