Retrospect Backup Server Authentication Module Password Hash Weakness (ESA-08-009)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33562


The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


According to its version number, the Authentication Module in the Retrospect Backup Server installed on the remote host uses a weak hash algorithm to hash a user's password, which could allow a remote attacker to gain control of a client's machine.


Upgrade to Retrospect Backup Server version 7.6 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33562

File Name: retrospect_server_esa_08_009.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/07/23

Modified: 2016/05/16

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3288

BID: 30319

OSVDB: 47505

Secunia: 31186

CWE: 310