Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: destructive_attack
VERITAS Backup Exec Agent Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (DoS) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Test the VERITAS Backup Exec Agent buffer overflow
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.
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.
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
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