Sun Solaris SNMP Agent mibiisa(1M) buffer overflow

solaris-mibiisa-bo (9242) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Sun Solaris is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of user-supplied input to the Sun SNMP Agent (mibiisa). By passing an overly long string to the mibiisa daemon, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.


Gain Privileges


Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Sun Microsystems, Inc. Security Bulletin #00219. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Sun Solaris 2.6
  • Sun Solaris 7.0
  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun SunOS 5.6
  • Sun SunOS 5.7
  • Sun SunOS 5.8


Jun 04, 2002

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