Subject: Re: Strange statement
To: Greg Wohletz <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/13/1998 15:04:43
On Fri, 13 Feb 1998 14:43:00 -0800
Greg Wohletz <greg@duke.CS.UNLV.EDU> wrote:
> The NetBSD project
> NetBSD is not vulnerable to the statd buffer overflow. It does not ship
> with NFS locking programs (statd/lockd).
> What exactly does this mean? My netbsd 1.3 systems certainly all have
> lockd/statd. Are they vunerable to this buffer overrun bug or not?
As of the latest release at the time the announcement was made, NetBSD
did not have statd/lockd. The statd/lockd that NetBSD 1.3 ships with
are NOT vulnerable to the overflow described in the report.
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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