Intrusion Prevention

SUN.Solaris.Lpd.Receive.Printer.Job.Request

Description

It indicate a possible exploit of a File Unlinking vulnerability in the LPD daemon. The line printer daemon listens for commands on TCP port 515. It is possible for an attacker to issue commands and unlink system files.

Affected Products

Any Operating System running an un-patched version of Line Printer Daemon as per RFC 1179

Impact

Compromise of the affected system.

Recommended Actions

Apply appropriate patch from the vendor or Upgrade to non-vulnerable version if available.

Other References

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