VERITAS Backup Exec Remote Agent Static Password Arbitrary File Download

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

It is possible to retrieve/delete files on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of VERITAS Backup Exec Agent
which is configured with a default root account.

An attacker may exploit this flaw to retrieve files from the remote

See also :

Solution :

Update the product as described in the vendor advisory referenced above.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 19427 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14551

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2611