CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup Discovery Service Overflow

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

Synopsis :

The remote service is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of BrightStor ARCserve
Backup on the remote host allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code
on the affected host with SYSTEM privileges due to a buffer overflow
that can be triggered by a specially crafted packet sent to the
Discovery Service.

Note that the vendor reports only Windows installs are vulnerable.

See also :

Solution :

Either apply the appropriate patch as described in the vendor advisory
referenced above or upgrade to BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 SP2 or

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 23841 (arcserve_discovery_service_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 21502

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6379

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