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Software Vulnerability Information

Update: February 4, 2008

A DoS (Denial of Service) vulnerability was found in the Job Engine of JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec for Windows Servers (SYM07-029 (Display new window)).

Vulnerability ID

HS07-043

Vulnerability description

A DoS vulnerability was found in the Job Engine of JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec for Windows Servers. To exploit this vulnerability, however, malicious remote users would need access to the relevant ports.

Affected products and versions are listed below. Please upgrade to the appropriate version, or use 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, 08-03

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

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

Workarounds

Please use 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

February 4, 2008
This page is released.
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