Cray Inc. Information for VU#387387

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


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Vendor Statement

Cray, Inc. does include ToolTalk within the CrayTools product. However, rpc.ttdbserverd is not turned on or used by any Cray provided application. Since a site may have turned this on for their own use, they can always remove the binary /opt/ctl/bin/rpc.ttdbserverd if they are concerned.

Vendor Information

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Given the history of CDE source code, it is likely that the CrayTools ToolTalk RPC database server is vulnerable.

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