National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2360
Original release date:04/30/2007
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.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; 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: VUPEN
External Source: CONFIRM
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20070426 Symantec Norton Ghost 10 Recovery Points Insecure Password Storage Vulnerability
External Source: SECTRACK
External Source: SECUNIA