Intrusion Prevention

ViRobot.Linux.Server.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in ViRobot Linux Server.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles
an HTTP POST request that includes a malicious "COOKIE". It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

ViRobot Linux Server 2.0

Impact

System Compromise

Recommended Actions

Chmod -s every virobot binary in sight and filter remote access to the web interface, or upgrade to higher versions.