CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup Multiple Vulnerabilities (QO84983)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 24015


The remote software is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the installation of BrightStor ARCserve Backup on the remote host is affected by multiple buffer overflows that can be exploited by an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected host with SYSTEM privileges.


Apply the appropriate patch as described in the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 24015

File Name: arcserve_qo84983.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.22 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/01/15

Modified: 2015/11/18

Dependencies: 23832

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

CPE: cpe:/a:ca:arcserve_backup

Required KB Items: ARCSERVE/Discovery/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/11/21

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (CA BrightStor ARCserve Message Engine Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5171, CVE-2006-5172, CVE-2006-6076, CVE-2006-6917, CVE-2007-0168, CVE-2007-0169

BID: 21221, 22005, 22006, 22010, 22015, 22016

OSVDB: 30637, 31317, 31318, 31319, 31320, 31327