Symantec Backup Exec Multiple Heap Overflow RCE (SYM06-014)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22226
SynopsisAn application installed on the remote host is affected by multiple
remote code execution vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe Windows remote host contains Symantec Backup Exec for Windows
Server or Backup Exec Continuous Protection Server, a commercial
backup product. The version of the software installed on the remote
host is affected by multiple heap overflow conditions involving
specially crafted calls to its RPC interfaces. An authenticated,
remote attacker can exploit these issues to crash the affected
application or execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
SolutionApply the appropriate hotfix as referenced in the vendor advisory.