[SA18495] EMC NetWorker Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability

2006-01-17T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:11075
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-01-17T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: EMC NetWorker Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA18495

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/18495/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: DoS, System access

WHERE: >From local network

SOFTWARE: Legato NetWorker 7.x http://secunia.com/product/2692/

DESCRIPTION: Some vulnerabilities have been reported in EMC NetWorker, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or compromise a vulnerable system.

1) An error in the NetWorker server in the handling of corrupted RPC packets can be exploited to crash the server.

2) Two unspecified errors can be exploited to gain access to, and execute arbitrary code on, an affected system.

The vulnerabilities have been reported in version 7.2.1.

SOLUTION: Apply hotfix.

NetWorker 7.2.1: ftp://ftp.legato.com/pub/NetWorker/Updates/LGTpa83990

NOTE: Versions 7.1.4 and 7.3 have reportedly already incorporated the necessary fix.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: The vendor credits iDEFENSE.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: EMC Corporation: http://www.legato.com/support/websupport/product_alerts/011606_NW.htm ftp://ftp.legato.com/pub/NetWorker/Updates/LGTpa83990/README.TXT


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