Vulnerability Note VU#437300
Computer Associates BrightStor ARCserve Backup Tape Engine fails to properly handle RPC requests
A vulnerability exists in the Computer Associates BrightStor ARCserve Backup Tape Engine. If successfully exploited, this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
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 vulnerability that is caused by incorrect handling of RPC requests. This vulnerability may be exploited by sending a malformed RPC request to port 6502/tcp on a vulnerable system.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.
Restricting access to port 6502/tcp at the network perimeter may mitigate the impact of this vulnerability.
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Computer Associates||Affected||-||12 Jan 2007|
This issue was reported by
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
21 Nov 2006
Date First Published:
22 Nov 2006
Date Last Updated:
19 Mar 2007
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