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CVE-1999-0493 - Nitty Inquiries

Description

rpc.statd allows remote attackers to forward RPC calls to the local operating system via the SM_MON and SM_NOTIFY commands which in turn could be used to remotely exploit other bugs such as in automountd.

Reference

http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-99-05-statd-automountd.html http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doctype=coll&doc=secbull/186&type=0&nav=sec.sba http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/j-045.shtml http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/450 http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=91547759121289&w=2