Retrospect Client Malformed Packet DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote backup client is susceptible to denial of service attacks.

Description :

According to its version number, the installed instance of Retrospect
Client for Windows reportedly will stop working if it receives a
packet starting with a specially crafted sequence of bytes. An
unauthenticated, remote attacker may be able to leverage this flaw to
prevent the affected host from being backed up.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/426652/30/0/threaded
http://www.nessus.org/u?ad9dbb3d

Solution :

Upgrade to Retrospect Client for Windows version 6.5.138 / 7.0.109 or
later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 20996 ()

Bugtraq ID: 16933

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0995