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VERITAS Backup Exec Remote Agent Windows Servers BOF Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running VERITAS Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows Servers and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to insufficient input validation on CONNECT_CLIENT_AUTH requests. CONNECT_CLIENT_AUTH requests sent with an authentication method type '3' indicating Windows user credentials, and an overly long password argument can overflow the buffer and lead to arbitrary code execution.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Veritas Backup Exec Remote Agent versions 9.0 through 10.0 for Windows Servers

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Veritas Backup Exec Remote Agent 10.0 rev. 5520 for Windows Servers

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)