Sun Microsystems Inc. Information for VU#538033

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



Vendor Statement

The Solaris ypxfrd(1M) and ypserv(1M) daemons ares affected by this issue in all currently supported versions of Solaris:

Solaris 2.6, 7, 8, and 9

Patches are being generated for all of the above releases. Sun will be publishing Sun Alert #47903 for this issue shortly. The Sun Alert will be available from:


The patches will be availble from:

Vendor Information

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

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