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Symantec Backup Exec Multiple Heap Overflow Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for version of Symantec Backup Exec

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host has an application that is susceptible to
multiple heap overflow attacks.

Description :

The Windows remote host contains Backup Exec for Windows Server /
Backup Exec Continuous Protection Server, a commercial backup product.

The version of the software installed on the remote host reportedly
contains several heap overflows involving specially-crafted calls to
its RPC interfaces. Exploitation of these issues may permit a remote
attacker with authorized but non-privileged access to crash the
affected application and possibly to execute arbitrary code and gain
elevated rights on the affected host.

See also :

http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2006.08.11.html

Solution :

Apply the appropriate hotfix as listed in the vendor advisory
referenced above.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:R/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 19479

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security

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