Symantec Backup Exec Server Unauthorized Access (SYM11-006)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55116


The remote Windows host contains a backup server installed that is affected by an unauthorized access vulnerability.


According to its version number, the Symantec Backup Exec Server installed on the remote Windows host is affected by an unauthorized access vulnerability.

By performing a man-in-the-middle attack, a remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code on the host subject to the privileges of the user running the affected application.


Upgrade to Symantec Backup Exec 2010 13.0 R3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55116

File Name: symantec_backup_exec_server_unauthorized_access.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2011/06/14

Modified: 2012/08/05

Dependencies: 55115

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:veritas_backup_exec

Required KB Items: SMB/Symantec_Backup_Exec_Server/version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/05/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0546

BID: 47824

OSVDB: 73207

EDB-ID: 17517

Secunia: 44698