FILE-PDF -- Snort has detected suspicious traffic related to a PDF file. PDFs are easily exploitable. They include many ways to encapsulate data and are often targeted by attackers, who use the PDF's household name status for social engineering. Therefore, Snort includes Many PDF-targeted rules.
FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader APP13 heap overflow attempt
Stack-based buffer overflow in the ax Shared Libraries in the Agent in IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM) 6.2.2 before FP9, 6.2.3 before FP5, and 6.3.0 before FP2 on Linux and UNIX allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
CVSS base score 7.8
CVSS impact score 5.9
CVSS exploitability score 1.8
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
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No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2016-2946Stack-based buffer overflow in the ax Shared Libraries in the Agent in IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM) 6.2.2 before FP9, 6.2.3 before FP5, and 6.3.0 before FP2 on Linux and UNIX allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
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