Intrusion Prevention

Rlogind.Service.Froot.Authentication.Bypass

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against an authentication bypass vulnerability in rlogind.
The vulnerability is caused by incorrect implementation of the rlogin service. A remote attacker could use a special parameter to bypass the authentication process.

Affected Products

IBM AIX older than 4

Impact

Security Bypass: Remote attackers can bypass security checking of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the web site.

CVE References

CVE-1999-0113