EMC NetWorker < / 8.1.x < / 8.2.x < / 9.0.x < RPC Authentication DoS

High Nessus Plugin ID 87309


The remote Windows host has an application installed that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The version of EMC NetWorker installed on the remote Windows host is prior to, 8.1.x prior to, 8.2.x prior to, or 9.0.x prior to It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to improper handling of malformed RPC authentication requests. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to crash the service.


Upgrade to EMC NetWorker / / / or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87309

File Name: emc_networker_esa_2015_171.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2015/12/10

Modified: 2016/06/27

Dependencies: 62945

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:emc:networker

Required KB Items: installed_sw/EMC NetWorker

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/12/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/12/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6849

BID: 78519

OSVDB: 131084