SGI Information for VU#516825

Integer overflow in Sun RPC XDR library routines



Vendor Statement

SGI acknowledges receiving CERT VU#516825 and is currently investigating.
This is being tracked as SGI Bug# 880925. No further information is
available at this time.

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or confirm vulnerabilities until a full investigation has occurred and any
necessary patch(es) or release streams are available for all vulnerable
and supported SGI operating systems.  Until SGI has more definitive
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vulnerabilities as exploitable and take appropriate steps according to
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Vendor Information

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

Vendor References



SGI has subsequently released SGI Security Advisory 20030402-01-P in response to this issue. Users are encouraged to review this advisory and apply the patches it refers to.

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