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Retrospect Client Denial of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of Retrospect client

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote backup client is susceptible to denial of service attacks.

Description :

According to its version number, the installed instance of Retrospect
Client for Windows reportedly will stop working if it receives a
packet starting with a specially-crafted sequence of bytes. An
unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to leverage this flaw to
prevent the affected host from being backed up.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/426652/30/0/threaded
http://kb.dantz.com/display/2n/articleDirect/index.asp?aid=8361&r=0.5648157

Solution :

Upgrade to Retrospect Client for Windows version 6.5.138 / 7.0.109 or
later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16933

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

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