Vulnerability Note VU#377441
Symantec VERITAS NetBackup contains a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Sharepoint Services daemon
The Symantec VERITAS NetBackup Volume Manager daemon contains a buffer overflow vulnerability which may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code.
Symantec VERITAS NetBackup is a client/server based backup software solution. The Sharepoint Services server (bpspsserver) daemon is enabled by default on both servers and clients in the NetBackup 6.0 release for Windows, and is used to support Microsoft SharePoint Servers on a network. A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in this component that could allow a remote attacker to execute code on a vulnerable system.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Install an update
Symantec has provided updates for the vulnerable software in Security Advisory SYM06-006.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Symantec, Inc.||Affected||-||29 Mar 2006|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Thanks to TippingPoint Security Research for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Chad R Dougherty.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-0991
- Date Public: 27 Mar 2006
- Date First Published: 29 Mar 2006
- Date Last Updated: 12 Jan 2007
- Severity Metric: 16.03
- Document Revision: 5
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