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.
Thanks to TippingPoint Security Research for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Chad R Dougherty.
|Date First Published:||2006-03-29|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-01-12 21:41 UTC|