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Bug 89074

Summary: CAN-2003-0211 xinetd memory leak
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Reporter: Mark J. Cox <mjc>
Component: xinetdAssignee: Jay Fenlason <fenlason>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Brock Organ <borgan>
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Version: 2.1CC: jfeeney
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Description Mark J. Cox 2003-04-17 04:13:27 EDT
Memory leak in xinetd 2.3.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (memory consumption) via a large number of rejected connections.

This is bug 88537 for Red Hat Linux

Will be RHSA-2003:161
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2003-05-22 13:28:09 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-161.html