Vulnerability Note VU#252936
Symantec Veritas NetBackup bpcd daemon fails to properly validate commands
Symantec Veritas NetBackup is vulnerable to command chaining, which may allow a remote, authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on a vulnerable system.
Symantec VERITAS NetBackup is a client/server based backup software solution. The NetBackup bpcd daemon fails to properly validate commands. By chaining commands together, an attacker could cause the bpcd daemon to execute arbitrary commands. The bpcd daemon listens on 13782/tcp.
A remote, authenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary commands on a vulnerable system with the privileges of the bpcd daemon.
Apply an update
Symantec has released patches to correct this issue in Symantec Security Advisory SYM06-024. The updated versions are NetBackup Enterprise Server/NetBackup Server; Server and client and Storage Migrator versions 6.0_MP4, 5.1_MP6, and 5.0_MP7.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Symantec, Inc.||Affected||-||15 Dec 2006|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This vulnerability was reported by ISS.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-4902
- Date Public: 14 Dec 2006
- Date First Published: 15 Dec 2006
- Date Last Updated: 12 Jan 2007
- Severity Metric: 2.25
- Document Revision: 4
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