Vulnerability: Remote Buffer overflow in Sun RPC

Internet Security Systems (ISS) X-Force has discovered a buffer overflow in the xdr_array filter primitive of the Sun RPC library. Any native or third party software that use the xdr_array function may be vulnerable.

The buffer overflow vulnerability can allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands on a target system with superuser privileges. The affected versions are: Sun Microsystems Solaris 2.5.1, Sun Microsystems Solaris 2.6, Sun Microsystems Solaris 7, Sun Microsystems Solaris 8, Sun Microsystems Solaris 9.

For the complete ISS X-Force Security Advisory, click here.

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