CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup Agent for Windows Long String Overflow

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 19387


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.


This host is running BrightStor ARCServe MSSQL Agent.

The remote version of this software is susceptible to a buffer overflow attack.

An attacker, by sending a specially crafted packet, may be able to execute code on the remote host.


Apply the patch or upgrade to a newer version when available.

Note that for ARCServe 11.1, patch QO70767 (not working) has been replaced by patch QO71010.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 19387

File Name: arcserve_mssql_agent_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2005/08/05

Modified: 2017/04/28

Dependencies: 19376

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: ARCSERVE/MSSQLAgent

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/09/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/08/02

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (CA BrightStor Agent for Microsoft SQL Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1272

BID: 14453

OSVDB: 18501

CERT: 279774