Knox Arkeia Backup Service Buffer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is running a backup service which is affected by a
local buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

It was possible to overflow a buffer in the Knox's Arkeia server.

This problem allows an attacker to perform a denial of service attack
and to gain root using the remote service if the attacker is local.

Solution :

There is no known solution at this time.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 10018 (arkeia.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 661

CVE ID: CVE-1999-1534