Rule Category

OS-SOLARIS -- Snort has detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a Solaris-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-SOLARIS Oracle Solaris LPD overflow attempt

Rule Explanation

lpd daemon (in.lpd) in Solaris 8 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a job request with a crafted control file that is not properly handled when lpd invokes a mail program. NOTE: this might be the same vulnerability as CVE-2000-1220. Impact: CVSS base score 10.0 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 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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For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2001-1583
lpd daemon (in.lpd) in Solaris 8 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a job request with a crafted control file that is not properly handled when lpd invokes a mail program. NOTE: this might be the same vulnerability as CVE-2000-1220.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score10.0
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access