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Vulnerability Assessment Details

VERITAS Backup Exec Agent Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (DoS)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Test the VERITAS Backup Exec Agent buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of VERITAS Backup Exec Agent
which is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. A possible hacker may
exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote host or to
disable this service remotely.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send a specially
crafted packet to the remote service.

Solution :

http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/276604.htm

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14019, 14021, 14022

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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