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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2360

Original release date: 04/30/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Symantec Norton Ghost, Norton Save & Recovery, LiveState Recovery, and BackupExec System Recovery before 20070426, when remote backups of restore point images are configured, encrypt network share credentials with a key formed by a hash of the username, which allows local users to obtain the credentials by calculating the key.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
"In order for this exploit to have an impact, administrators would either have to configure client machines to save restore points images to a private share, or the vulnerable machine would have to be shared by several users who each saved their restore points images to private shares."

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25013
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017971
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20070426 Symantec Norton Ghost 10 Recovery Points Insecure Password Storage Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2007.04.26.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1552

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