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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1172

Original release date: 01/10/2005
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in the Agent Browser in Veritas Backup Exec 8.x before 8.60.3878 Hotfix 68, and 9.x before 9.1.4691 Hotfix 40, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a registration request with a long hostname.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: netbackup-agent-browser-bo(18506)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/273420.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/273850.htm
External Source: BID
Name: 11974
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 13495
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.frsirt.com/exploits/20050111.101_BXEC.cpp.php
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20041216 Veritas Backup Exec Agent Browser Registration Request Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/273419.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/273422.htm
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#907729

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