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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