Rule Category

SERVER-OTHER -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in a server in the network.

Alert Message

SERVER-OTHER HP-UX lpd command execution attempt

Rule Explanation

The LPD service in HP-UX 10.20 11.11 (11i) and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters ("`" or single backquote) in a request that is not properly handled when an error occurs, as demonstrated by killing the connection, a different vulnerability than CVE-2002-1473. 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

Tactic:

Technique:

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

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2005-3277
The LPD service in HP-UX 10.20 11.11 (11i) and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters ("`" or single backquote) in a request that is not properly handled when an error occurs, as demonstrated by killing the connection, a different vulnerability than CVE-2002-1473.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score10.0
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access