Xi Graphics Information for VU#299816
Common Desktop Environment (CDE) ToolTalk RPC database server (rpc.ttdbserverd) does not adequately validate file operations
- Vendor Information Help Date Notified: 12 Jun 2002
- Statement Date:
- Date Updated: 11 Jul 2002
Xi Graphics deXtop CDE v2.1 is vulnerable to this attack. A update correcting this issue will be available on our ftp site once this vulnerability has been publically announced.
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.
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