Retrospect Client for Windows Malformed Packet DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3459


The remote backup client is susceptible to denial of service attacks.


According to its version number, the installed instance of Retrospect Client for Windows reportedly will stop working if it receives a packet starting with a specially-crafted sequence of bytes. An unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to leverage this flaw to prevent the affected host from being backed up.


Upgrade to version 6.5.138, 7.0.109 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3459

File Name: 3459.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2006/03/06

Modified: 2016/01/21

Nessus ID: 20996

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0995

BID: 16933

OSVDB: 23613