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Rule:

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Sid: 1398

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Summary:
This event is generated when an attempt is made to exploit a buffer overflow condition in the dtspcd daemon.

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Impact:
Serious. System compromize presenting the attacker with the opportunity to execute arbitrary code.

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Detailed Information:
Certain versions of the Common Desktop Environment (CDE) subprocess control service (dtspcd) contain a programming error that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

dtspcd is used to launch remote applications over a network connection. CDE is used on UNIX and Linux systems as a graphical window manager, it was the default X windows interface on Sun systems until the switch to Gnome.

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Attack Scenarios:
Exploit scripts are available

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Ease of Attack:
Simple. Exploits are available.

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False Positives:
None Known

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False Negatives:
None Known

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Corrective Action:
Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

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Contributors:
Original rule writer unknown
Sourcefire Research Team
Nigel Houghton <nigel.houghton@sourcefire.com>

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Additional References:

CVE:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2001-0803

CERT:
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2002-01.html
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2001-31.html
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/172583

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