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Vulnerability Assessment Details

HP OpenView Storage Data Protector Backup Agent Remote Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for Data Protector version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to execute code on the remote host through the backup
agent.

Description :

The remote version of HP OpenView Data Protector is vulnerable to an
authentication bypass vulnerability. By sending specially crafted
requests to the remote host, a possible hacker may be able to execute
unauthorized Backup commands.
Due to the nature of the software, a successful exploitation of this
vulnerability could result in remote code execution.

See also :

http://www.niscc.gov.uk/niscc/docs/br-20060811-00550.html

Solution :

If this service is not needed, disable it or filter incoming traffic
to this port.
HP has released a set of patches for Data Protector 5.10 and 5.50:

http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00742778

Network Security Threat Level:

None

Networks Security ID: 19495

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

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