Intrusion Prevention

Sun.Solaris.Sadmind.RPC.Request.Integer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against an integer-overflow vulnerability in the sadmind service within the Sun Solaris operating system.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable service handles a specially crafted RPC request. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Sun Solaris 8
Sun Solaris 9

Impact

System compromise

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch, available at the vendor's web site:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-259468-1

CVE References

CVE-2008-3870