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Retrospect Client Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of Retrospect client

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to execute code on the remote backup client.

Description :

According to its version number, the installed instance of Retrospect
client is vulnerable to a buffer overflow vulnerability when it receives
a packet starting with a specially-crafted sequence of bytes.

An unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to exploit this flaw to
execute code on the remote host.

See also :

http://kb.dantz.com/display/2n/kb/article.asp?aid=9511&n=1&s=

Solution :

Upgrade to a newer version of Retrospect Client.

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: 17948, 18064

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

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