[Snort-sigs] Documentation: SID 289

Steven Alexander alexander.s at ...1565...
Fri Jun 20 09:06:02 EDT 2003


Rule:  

POP3 EXPLOIT x86 SCO overflow 

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Sid: 289

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Summary: 

This is an attempt to exploit a buffer overflow in the POP3 service.

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Impact:  
An attacker can gain access to a shell running with root privileges.

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Detailed Information:  

This signature looks for a piece of shell code (executable code) that is
used to exploit a known vulnerability in an older version of the POP3
daemon distributed with SCO Unix.

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Affected Systems:

SCO

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Attack Scenarios:

The attack is done remotely and gives the attacker a command shell
running with root privileges.
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Ease of Attack:

Simple.  An exploit is readily available.
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False Positives:

None known.
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False Negatives:

None known.
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Corrective Action:

Security patches are available from SCO.
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Contributors:
Rule Documentation - Steven Alexander<alexander.s at ...1565...>
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Additional References:






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