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LIN5-7050 : wrlinux 5.0.1. rpc.statd to use loopback for internal port communications

Created: Oct 3, 2013    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Oct 15, 2013
Found In Version: 5.0.1
Fix Version:
Severity: Severe
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace


it would be useful to bind the internal port of rpc.statd to the loopback interface

Steps to Reproduce

currently rpc.statd uses random ports for internal communications. 
by binding the interface to loopback, the security risk would be removed

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