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BrightStor ARCserve Backup Discovery Service Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version of BrightStor ARCserve Backup

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote service is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of BrightStor ARCserve
Backup on the remote host allows a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code
on the affected host with SYSTEM rights due to a buffer overflow
that can be triggered by a specially-crafted packet sent to the
Discovery Service.

Note that the vendor reports only Windows installs are vulnerable.

See also :

Solution :

Either apply the appropriate patch as described in the vendor advisory
referenced above or upgrade to BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 SP2 or

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

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