[lug] What are rpc.statd and rpc.lockd?
Scott A. Herod
herod at interact-tv.com
Thu Oct 5 07:14:21 MDT 2000
Sorry for a somewhat "newbie" question, but what are rpc.statd and
rpc.lockd used for? I have a machine that uses nfs to mount files but
which does not export files. Does it need to run the two services
started by nfslock on a RedHat 6.2 machine?
(To my recent horror, I learned that there is a buffer-overflow attack
against some versions of rpc.statd that allows one to excute commands as
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