Retrospect Client Malformed Packet DoS
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 20996
SynopsisThe remote backup client is susceptible to denial of service attacks.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionUpgrade to Retrospect Client for Windows version 6.5.138 / 7.0.109 or later.