rdist contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered when the IFS variable is modified which may allow a user to set arbitrary local programs SUID. This flaw may lead to a loss of confidentiality and integrity.
SunOS contains a flaw in the rpc.mountd daemon. The issue is triggered during the handling of an /etc/exports file contains an -access string larger than 256 bytes, which will cause the string to become world mounted. Additionally, if an -access string is longer than 1024 bytes the program will truncate it, which will not allow the string to be mounted on the file system or directory.
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