CA ARCserve Backup Multiple Vulnerabilities (CA20121018) (credentialed check)

high Nessus Plugin ID 62812


The remote host has a backup application installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of CA ARCserve Backup installed on the remote Windows host is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A flaw exists with how RPC requests are processed that could lead to code execution on server installations.

- A flaw exists with how RPC requests are processed that could cause the service to crash. Note that this vulnerability affects both server and agent installations. (CVE-2012-2972)


Apply the patch referenced in the advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62812

File Name: arcserve_backup_ca20121018.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/5/2012

Updated: 12/4/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-2971

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ca:arcserve_backup, cpe:/a:ca:arcserve_backup_client_agent_for_windows

Required KB Items: SMB/CA ARCserve Backup/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/18/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/18/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2971, CVE-2012-2972

BID: 56116

IAVB: 2012-B-0106