Security Portal

Intrusion Prevention Service

 
Signature Version: 4.938

 



EXPLOIT EXPLOIT x86 FreeBSD Buffer Overflow attempt
 
Threat Level: Critical
Release Date: 2006/11/8
 
Category: Buffer Overflow
Signature ID: 1048760
Included In:
Affected OS: FreeBSD
 
Description: This event indicates that abnormal DNS traffic has been detected. There are many implications and careful investigation of the source and destination should be undertaken.
 
Impact: Ranges from harmless to severe. A successful corrupted DNS IP and name pairing can range from harmless (if the IP is not used) to severe (if a user is misdirected to a hostile host).
Recommendation: Please off-line the victim host and patch the system or software which exists vulnerabilities immediately.
 
False Positive: None
False Negative: None
 
Additional Information (Links open in new window):
N/A
Reference(s): None
 

Search the Threat Database
Enter Rule ID or Name