Knox Arkeia Type 77 Request Remote Buffer Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2635


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote host is running Arkea Network Backup agent, an agent system designed to remotely perform backups of the remote host. The remote version of this agent contains a buffer overflow vulnerability that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the remote host with the privileges of the Arkeia daemon.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 2635

File Name: 2635.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2005/02/21

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 2633

Nessus ID: 17158

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Arkeia Backup Client Type 77 Overflow (Mac OS X))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0491

BID: 12594, 12600