Vulnerability Note VU#352625
VERITAS Backup Exec Server Service contains a buffer overflow vulnerability
A heap-based buffer overflow in VERITAS Backup Exec Admin Plus Pack Option may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
VERITAS Backup Exec is a data backup and recovery solution with support for over the network backup.
VERITAS Backup Exec Server products have a heap overflow vulnerability that may be exploited by an unauthenticated remote attacker who can connect to the TCP port on which the Backup Exec server service is listening.
An unauthenticated remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on the backup server and gain administrative control of the computer.
Apply a patch from the vendor, see http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/276607.htm for details.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Veritas SOFTWARE||Affected||-||24 Jun 2005|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
In their security bulletin VERITAS Software thanks the NGSSoftware research team for identifying this issue and coordinating with VERITAS Software in the resolution process.
This document was written by Robert Mead based on information in the Veritas Software Security Advisory.
- CVE IDs: Unknown
- Date Public: 22 Jun 2005
- Date First Published: 24 Jun 2005
- Date Last Updated: 22 Jul 2005
- Severity Metric: 7.59
- Document Revision: 25
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