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CA BrightStor ARCserver Tape Engine memory corruption vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#375353

Original Release Date: 2007-03-17 | Last Revised: 2007-03-20

Overview

The Computer Associates BrightStor ARCserve Backup Tape Engine contains a memory corruption vulnerability. If successfully exploited, this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or create a denial-of-service condition.

Description

BrightStor ARCserve Backup is a backup and data retention tool that integrates with other BrightStor Data Availability and BrightStor Storage Management solutions. The Tape Engine features allow BrightStor ARCserve Backup products to use tape drives for storage.

The BrightStor ARCserve Backup Tape Engine contains a memory corruption vulnerability.

Impact

A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or create a denial-of-service condition.

Solution

Upgrade
Computer Associates has released upgrades to address this issue.

Vendor Information

375353
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Computer Associates

Updated:  March 17, 2007

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

See http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/storage/infodocs/babtapeng-securitynotice.asp for more details.

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CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A

References

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Computer Associates for information that was used in this report. Computer Associates credits McAfee for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2007-1447
Severity Metric: 5.67
Date Public: 2007-03-16
Date First Published: 2007-03-17
Date Last Updated: 2007-03-20 14:07 UTC
Document Revision: 16

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