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Software Vulnerability Information

Update: August 31, 2007

A DoS (Denial of Service) vulnerability was found in JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec for Windows Servers (SYM07-015 (Display new window)).

Vulnerability ID

HS07-029

Vulnerability description

A DoS vulnerability was found in the RPC interface for the environments in which media servers of JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec for Windows Servers were installed. Malicious remote users can exploit this vulnerability and execute arbitrary code.

Affected products and versions are listed below. Please upgrade your version to the appropriate version, or apply the Workarounds.

Affected products

The information is organized under the following headings:

(Example)
Product name: Gives the name of the affected product.
Symantec product name: Gives the Symantec product name that corresponds to the affected product name.

Version:

Platform
Gives the affected version.

Product name: JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec 11d for Windows Servers
Symantec product name: Symantec Backup Exec 11d for Windows Servers revision 7170

Version(s):

Windows
08-01, 08-02

Product name: JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec 11d for Windows Servers
Symantec product name: Symantec Backup Exec 11d for Windows Servers revision 6235

Version(s):

Windows
08-00

Product name: JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec 10d for Windows Servers
Symantec product name: Symantec Backup Exec 10d for Windows Servers revision 5629

Version(s):

Windows
07-60, 07-61, 07-62, 07-63

Product name: JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec 10.0 for Windows Servers
Symantec product name: VERITAS Backup Exec 10.0 for Windows Servers revision 5520

Version(s):

Windows
07-52

Product name: JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec 10.0 for Windows Servers
Symantec product name: VERITAS Backup Exec 10.0 for Windows Servers revision 5484

Version(s):

Windows
07-50, 07-51

For details on the fixed products, contact your Hitachi support service representative.

Workarounds

Please carry out the following workaround until the fixed modules are available:

  • Restrict remote access to the ports used by JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec for Windows Servers to trusted and authorized systems only.

Revision history

August 31, 2007
This page is released.
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