VERITAS Backup Exec Agent Browser Registration Request Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of VERITAS Backup Exec Agent Browser
which is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. An attacker may exploit this
flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote host or to disable this service
remotely.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a specially crafted packet
to the remote service.

Solution :

http://support.veritas.com/docs/273419

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 16232 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11974

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1172