CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup Tape Engine and Portmapper Multiple Vulnerabilities (QO86255)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 24816
SynopsisThe remote software is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionAccording to its version, the installation of BrightStor ARCserve Backup on the remote host is affected by multiple buffer overflows involving the application's Tape Engine and portmapper services. An unauthenticated, remote attacker may be able to leverage these issues to crash or disable the services or to execute arbitrary code on the affected host with SYSTEM privileges.
SolutionApply the appropriate patch as described in the vendor advisory referenced above.