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.

Join the newsletter!


Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

More about Internet Security SystemsISS GroupSecurity SystemsX-Force

Show Comments