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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   IBM AIX Vendors:   IBM
IBM AIX Integer Overflow in rpc.pcnfsd Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024016
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024016
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1039   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 21 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.3, 6.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM AIX. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted RPC request to trigger an integer overflow in the 'rpc.pcnfsd' daemon and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.checkpoint.com/defense/advisories/public/2010/cpai-13-May.html

Rodrigo Rubira Branco from the Check Point Vulnerability Discovery Team (VDT) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available at:

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/pcnfsd_fix.tar

Vendor URL:  www.ibm.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.


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