Rule Category

PROTOCOL-SNMP -- Snort has detected traffic that may indicate the presence of the snmp protocol or vulnerabilities in the snmp protocol on the network.

Alert Message

PROTOCOL-SNMP oversized sysName set request

Rule Explanation

Stack-based buffer overflow in the Line Printer Daemon (LPD) in Cisco IOS before 12.2(18)SXF11, 12.4(16a), and 12.4(2)T6 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by setting a long hostname on the target system, then causing an error message to be printed, as demonstrated by a telnet session to the LPD from a source port other than 515. Impact: CVSS base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2007-5381
Stack-based buffer overflow in the Line Printer Daemon (LPD) in Cisco IOS before 12.2(18)SXF11, 12.4(16a), and 12.4(2)T6 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by setting a long hostname on the target system, then causing an error message to be printed, as demonstrated by a telnet session to the LPD from a source port other than 515.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score9.3
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access