IBM Information for VU#387387

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



Vendor Statement

The CDE desktop product shipped with AIX is vulnerable to the issue detailed above in the advisory. This affects AIX releases 4.3.3 and 5.1.0. An efix package for this issue is currently available from the IBM software ftp site.

The efix packages can be downloaded via anonymous ftp 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: IY32792

    AIX 5.1.0: IY32793

    Vendor Information

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

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