FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.
FILE-OTHER FreeBSD bspatch utility remote code execution attempt
This rule alerts on traffic that exploits the vulnerability outlined in CVE-2014-9862.
This rule alerts on initial exploit traffic.
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No known false positives
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Memory Corruption is any vulnerability that allows the modification of the content of memory locations in a way not intended by the developer. Memory corruption results are inconsistent; they could lead to fatal errors and system crashes or data leakage; some have no effect at all.
CVE-2014-9862Integer signedness error in bspatch.c in bspatch in bsdiff, as used in Apple OS X before 10.11.6 and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via a crafted patch file.
Technique: Exploitation for Client Execution
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org