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Update: February 23, 2007

On December 8, 2006, CA announced on their Technical Support page (Display new window) (in Japanese) that BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5, BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1, BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11, and BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 have a vulnerability concerning buffer overflow. Malicious remote attackers can exploit this vulnerability and execute arbitrary code.

Vulnerability ID

HS07-001

Vulnerability description

The following vulnerability was found in BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5, BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1, BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11, and BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9:

  • Malicious remote attackers can exploit the buffer overflow vulnerability and execute arbitrary code on backup servers that have BrightStor ARCserve Backup products installed.

This vulnerability affects the CA BrightStor Backup Discovery Service. Affected products and versions are listed below. Please visit the CA website (in Japanese) below and apply the corrective patches.
http://www.casupport.jp/resources/bs_security_discovery.htm (Display new window)

Please note that if your system has already applied the BrightStor ARCserve Backup SP2, this vulnerability does not arise in the BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 series.

Affected products

The information is organized under the following headings:

(Example)
Product name: Gives the name of the affected product.

Version:

Platform
Gives the affected version.

- BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 series

Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 for Windows
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 for Windows Agent for Lotus Domino
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 for Windows Agent for Microsoft Exchange
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 for Windows Agent for Microsoft Exchange Premium Add-On
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 for Windows Agent for Microsoft Exchange Premium Bundle
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 for Windows Agent for Microsoft SQL
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 for Windows Agent for Oracle
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 for Windows Microsoft SQL Suite
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 for Windows Microsoft Exchange Suite
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 for Windows SAN Secondary Server Bundle
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 Universal Client Agent for Windows
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 Universal Client Agent for 64bit Windows

Version(s):

Windows
11-50, 11-51(SP1)

- BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 series

Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 for Windows
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 for Windows Agent for Lotus Domino
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 for Windows Agent for Microsoft Exchange
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 for Windows Agent for Microsoft Exchange Premium Add-On
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 for Windows Agent for Microsoft Exchange Premium Bundle
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 for Windows Agent for Microsoft SQL
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 for Windows Agent for Oracle
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 for Windows Microsoft SQL Suite
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 for Windows Microsoft Exchange Suite
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 for Windows SAN Secondary Server Bundle
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 Universal Client Agent for Windows
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 Universal Client Agent for 64bit Windows

Version(s):

Windows
11-10

- BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 series

Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Agent for Lotus Domino
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Agent for Microsoft Exchange
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Agent for Microsoft Exchange Premium Add-On
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Agent for Microsoft Exchange Premium Bundle
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Agent for Microsoft SQL
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Agent for Oracle
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Microsoft SQL Suite
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Microsoft Exchange Suite
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 Client Agent for Windows
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 Client Agent for 64bit Windows

Version(s):

Windows
11-00

- BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 series

Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 for Windows Japanese
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 Agent for Lotus Notes for Windows
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 Backup Agent for MS Exchange for Windows
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 Agent for MS SQL for Windows
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 Agent for Oracle for Windows
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 Client Agent for Windows
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 Client Agent for 64bit Windows Server

Version(s):

Windows
09-00

Countermeasures

The information is organized under the following headings:

(Example)
Product name: Gives the name of the fixed product.

Fixed module:

Platform
Gives the fixed version, and release date.

Scheduled version:

  • Fixed module information

Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 series

Countermeasure:

  • upgrade to r11.5 SP2(*2)

Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 series

Fixed module(*1):

  • apply QO84609(BAB111WFix.exe)

Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 series

Fixed module(*1):

  • upgrade to r11.1(*3), and apply QO84609(BAB111WFix.exe)

Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 series

Fixed module(*1):

  • apply QO84610(BAB901wFix.exe)
*1
These fixed modules are provided on the CA website (in Japanese). These modules are also countermeasures to " Vulnerability Issue in BrightStor ARCserve Backup (HS06-017, released on December 21, 2006)".
*2
For details about upgrading from r11.5 and/or r11.5 SP1 to r11.5 SP2, please refer to the CA Technical Support page (Display new window) (in Japanese).
*3
For details about upgrading from Release 11 to r11.1, please refer to the CA Technical Support page (Display new window) (in Japanese).

Revision history

February 23, 2007
This page is released.
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