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Rule:

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Sid:
2083

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Summary:
xfsmd

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Impact:
Possible root access and code execution.

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Detailed Information:
It is possible for an attacker to exploit some versions of the xfsmd 
daemon.

Due to a programming error, the service does not correctly check for 
certain meta-characters and they are not stripped from the request.

The xfsmd daemon is not installed by default on IRIX systems but it is 
part of an optional package.

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Affected Systems:
	IRIX 6.2
	IRIX 6.3
	IRIX 6.4
	IRIX 6.5.x

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Attack Scenarios:
Exploits are widely available.

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Ease of Attack:
Simple

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False Positives:
None Known

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False Negatives:
None Known

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Corrective Action:
Patches are NOT available for this issue.

Disable and remove the xfsmd daemon.

Uprade to the latest non affected version of the operating system

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Contributors:
Sourcefire Research Team
Brian Caswell <bmc@sourcefire.com>
Nigel Houghton <nigel.houghton@sourcefire.com>

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Additional References:

Bugtraq:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5075

CVE:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2002-0359

SGI IRIX:
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20020606-01-I

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