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 :

Solution :

Upgrade to Retrospect Client for Windows version 6.5.138 / 7.0.109 or

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 20996 ()

Bugtraq ID: 16933

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0995