TELNET_Solaris memory mismanagement exploit attempt

 

Code: p599

Severity: Warning

 

Description: This event is generated when an attempt is made to exploit a known vulnerabilty on a Sun Solaris system.

Impact: Remote root access.

Corrective: Consider using Secure Shell instead of telnet. Block inbound telnet access if it is not required. Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.