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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0651

Original release date: 02/20/2009
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Unspecified vulnerability in the Veritas network daemon (aka vnetd) in Symantec Veritas NetBackup Server / Enterprise Server 5.x, 6.0 before MP7 SP1, and 6.5 before allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors related to "initial communications setup."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021734
External Source: BID
Name: 33772
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2009.02.17.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/317828.htm
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0461
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33953
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 253287
External Source: XF
Name: veritas-netbackup-vnetd-privilege-escalation(48795)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 52269
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1097

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