VERITAS Backup Exec Remote Agent Static Password Arbitrary File Download

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2012 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
host.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e9b1913d
http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/278434.htm

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 19427 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14551

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2611