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BrightStor ARCserve Backup Discovery Service Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of BrightStor ARCserve Backup

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote service is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of BrightStor ARCserve
Backup on the remote host permits a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code
on the affected host with SYSTEM rights due to a buffer overflow
that can be triggered by a specially-crafted packet sent to the
Discovery Service.

Note that the vendor reports only Windows installs are vulnerable.

See also :

http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/storage/infodocs/babsecurity-notice.asp
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/453916/100/0/threaded

Solution :

Either apply the appropriate patch as described in the vendor advisory
referenced above or upgrade to BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 SP2 or
later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 21502

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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