Skip to main content

Hitachi

Software Vulnerability Information

Update: February 4, 2008

On December 7, 2007, 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 are vulnerable.
Malicious remote users can exploit this vulnerability to execute any code they wish.

Vulnerability ID

HS07-044

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 users can execute any code they wish on backup servers where BrightStor ARCserve Backup products are installed.

This vulnerability affects CA BrightStor ARCServe Backup. Affected products and versions are listed below. Please visit the CA website (in Japanese) below, and then apply the fixed modules.
http://www.casupport.jp/resources/ca_arcserve_backup_securitynotice.htm (Display new window)

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 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

Version(s):

Windows
11-50, 11-51

- 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 Microsoft SQL
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 for Windows Agent for Oracle
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 Bundle
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

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 Microsoft SQL
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Agent for Oracle
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Agent for Microsoft Exchange
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Agent for Lotus Domino
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Microsoft SQL Suite
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 for Windows Microsoft Exchange Suite

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 Microsoft SQL for Windows Japanese
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 Agent for Oracle for Windows Japanese
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 Agent for Microsoft Exchange for Windows Japanese
Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 Agent for Lotus Notes for Windows Japanese

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

Fixed module(*1)(*2): QO92996(BAB115WFix.exe)

  • Upgrade to r11.5 SP3(*3), and then apply QO92996.

Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 series

Fixed module(*1)(*2): QO92849(BAB111WFix.exe)

  • Upgrade to r11.1 SP2(*4), and then apply QO84609, QO89416, and QO92849 in this order.

Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup Release 11 series

Fixed module(*1)(*2):

  • Upgrade to r11.1(*5), and then apply the countermeasure for the BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1 series .

Product name: BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 series

Fixed module(*1)(*2): QO92848(BAB901WFix.exe)

  • Upgrade to v9 SP2(*6), and then apply QO84610 and QO92848 in this order.
*1
These fixed modules are provided on the CA website (in Japanese).
*2
Before applying the fixed module, prerequisite patches must be applied.
*3
For details about upgrading from r11.5, r11.5 SP1, or r11.5 SP2 to r11.5 SP3, see the CA Technical Support page (Display new window) (in Japanese).
*4
For details about upgrading from r11.1 or r11.1 SP1 to r11.5 SP2, see the CA Technical Support page (Display new window).
*5
For details about upgrading from Release 11 to r11.1, see the CA Technical Support page (Display new window) (in Japanese).
*6
For details about upgrading from v9 or v9 SP1 to v9 SP2, see the CA Technical Support page (Display new window).

Revision history

February 4, 2008
This page is released.
  • Hitachi, Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Hitachi") tries to provide accurate information about security countermeasures. However, since information about security problems constantly changes, the contents of these Web pages are subject to change without prior notice. When referencing information, please confirm that you are referencing the latest information.
  • The Web pages include information about products that are developed by non-Hitachi software developers. Vulnerability information about those products is based on the information provided or disclosed by those developers. Although Hitachi is careful about the accuracy and completeness of this information, the contents of the Web pages may change depending on the changes made by the developers.
  • The Web pages are intended to provide vulnerability information only, and Hitachi shall not have any legal responsibility for the information contained in them. Hitachi shall not be liable for any consequences arising out of or in connection with the security countermeasures or other actions that you will take or have taken (or not taken) by yourself.
  • The links to other web sites are valid at the time of the release of the page. Although Hitachi makes an effort to maintain the links, Hitachi cannot guarantee their permanent availability.