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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   sadmind Vendors:   Sun
sadmind Buffer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022275
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3869, CVE-2008-3870   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 25 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in sadmind. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to execute arbitrary code on the target system with root level privileges.

Specially crafted RPC request parameters can trigger a heap overflow [CVE-2008-3869].

Specially crafted 'sadmind' requests sent via RPC can trigger an integer overflow [CVE-2008-3870].

The vendor was notified on October 30, 2008 and October 31, 2008.

Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code with root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 116455-02 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 116453-03 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 116442-02 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 116454-03 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.

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