Rule Category

OS-LINUX -- Snort has detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a Linux-based operating system. This does not include browser traffic or other software on the OS, but attacks against the OS itself. (such as?)

Alert Message

OS-LINUX Red Hat Enterprise Linux DNS resolver buffer overflow attempt

Rule Explanation

Buffer overflows in the DNS stub resolver library in ISC BIND 4.9.2 through 4.9.10, and other derived libraries such as BSD libc and GNU glibc, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via DNS server responses that trigger the overflow in the (1) getnetbyname, or (2) getnetbyaddr functions, aka "LIBRESOLV: buffer overrun" and a different vulnerability than CVE-2002-0684. Impact: CVSS base score 7.5 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL 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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Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2002-0029
Buffer overflows in the DNS stub resolver library in ISC BIND 4.9.2 through 4.9.10, and other derived libraries such as BSD libc and GNU glibc, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via DNS server responses that trigger the overflow in the (1) getnetbyname, or (2) getnetbyaddr functions, aka "LIBRESOLV: buffer overrun" and a different vulnerability than CVE-2002-0684.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score7.5
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access