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Symantec Backup Exec Multiple Heap Overflow Vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for version of Symantec Backup Exec

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

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 allow 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 :

Solution :

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

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.2

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