SuSE Inc. Information for VU#538033

ypxfrd daemon fails to properly validate user supplied arguments in "getdbm" procedure


Not Affected

Vendor Statement

The implementation that we are using in all currently supported SuSE products is independent code from Thorsten Kukuk <>. This code has a check for the occurrence of "/"-characters in the supplied filename, and bails out if this is the case. SuSE products are therefore not vulnerable to this problem.

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