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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Acertains the version of VERISTAS Backup Exec Agent Browser
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.
The remote host is running a version of VERITAS Backup Exec Agent
Browser which is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. A possible hacker
may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote host
with the rights of a local administrator or to disable the remote
To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send a specially-
crafted packet to the remote service.
Network Security Threat Level:
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
Networks Security ID: 11974
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2007 Tenable Network Security
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