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Update: October 11, 2013

Multiple issues exist in JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec (SYM13-009 (Display new window)).

Vulnerability ID


Vulnerability description

JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec is susceptible to security issues including a remote heap overflow in the utility program shipping with the Linux agent. Also potentially susceptible to cross-site scripting (XSS) issues in the management console, unauthorized access to backup data due to weak permissions and an information disclosure in the NDMP protocol. These issues could result in unauthorized OS version information disclosure, session hijacking/redirection or unauthorized access to sensitive information, crashing a Linux agent or potential elevation of privilege on a system hosting a Linux agent.

Affected products and versions are listed below. Please upgrade your version to the appropriate version.

Affected products

The information is organized under the following headings:

Product name: Gives the name of the affected product.


Gives the affected version.

Product name: JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec 2012, and SP1
Symantec product name: Symantec Backup Exec 2012, and SP1


Windows, Linux
09-50, 09-51, 09-52, 09-53

Product name: JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec 2010
Symantec product name: Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3, SP1, and SP2


Windows, Linux
09-20, 09-21, 09-22

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

Revision history

October 11, 2013
This page is released.
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