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Retrospect Client for Windows Malformed Packet DoS

Medium

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.

Solution

Upgrade to version 6.5.138, 7.0.109 or higher.