CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup Multiple Vulnerabilities (QO92996)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 32398


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 issues :

- A vulnerability in 'caloggerd' could allow an unauthenticated attacker to append data to arbitrary files on the server using log messages with directory traversal sequences, which could lead to a system compromise.

- Insufficient boundary checks in multiple 'xdr' functions could allow an unauthorized attacker to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM level privileges or cause a denial of service condition.


Upgrade to ARCserve Backup r11.5 SP4/ r12.0 or apply vendor-supplied patches.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 32398

File Name: arcserve_qo92996.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.24 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/05/22

Modified: 2016/11/11

Dependencies: 11936, 23832

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ca:arcserve_backup

Required KB Items: ARCSERVE/Discovery/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2241, CVE-2008-2242

BID: 29283

OSVDB: 45367, 45368

Secunia: 30300

CWE: 22, 119