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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2391

Original release date: 05/15/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in EMC Retrospect Client 5.1 through 7.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted packet to port 497.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service


Failed exploit attempts will likely crash the application, denying further service to legitimate users.

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#186944
External Source: BID
Name: 18064
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kb.dantz.com/display/2n/articleDirect/index.asp?aid=9511
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016063
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1766
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060522 ACROS Security: Buffer Overflow In EMC (previously Dantz) Retroclient Service
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.acrossecurity.com/aspr/ASPR-2006-05-17-1-PUB.txt
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 17948
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016136
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: retrospect-client-bo(26380)

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