Retrospect Backup Server Authentication Module Password Hash Weakness (ESA-08-009)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by an
information disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

According to its version number, the Authentication Module in the
Retrospect Backup Server installed on the remote host uses a weak hash
algorithm to hash a user's password, which could allow a remote
attacker to gain control of a client's machine.

See also :

http://www.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2008-16.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/494560/30/0/threaded
http://kb.dantz.com/article.asp?article=9692&p=2

Solution :

Upgrade to Retrospect Backup Server version 7.6 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 33562 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30319

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3288

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