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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0457

Original release date: 02/07/2008
Last revised: 05/19/2011


Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in the FileUpload class running on the Symantec LiveState Apache Tomcat server, as used by Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Manager 7.0 and 7.0.1, allows remote attackers to upload and execute arbitrary JSP files via unknown vectors.


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: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0413
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28787
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/297171.htm
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019303
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 5078
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-003.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080206 ZDI-08-003: Symantec Backup Exec Remote File Upload Vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 27487
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.02.04.html
Type: Patch Information

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:symantec:backupexec_system_recovery:7.0
* cpe:/a:symantec:backupexec_system_recovery:7.01

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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