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ARCserve hidden share Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Connects to ARCSERVE$

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Backup share can be accessed without authentication.

Description :

The remote host has an accessible ARCSERVE$ share.

Several versions of ARCserve store the backup agent user name
and password in cleartext in this share.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to obtain the password file of
the remote backup agent, and use it to gain more rights
on this host.

Solution :

Limit access to this share to the backup account and domain

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

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