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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   CA ARCserve Backup Vendors:   CA
BrightStor ARCserve Backup Bugs in Tape Engine, Mediasvr, and ASCORE.DLL Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017506
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-5171, CVE-2006-5172, CVE-2007-0168, CVE-2007-0169   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 11 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.01, 10.5, 11.0, 11.1, 11.5
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in BrightStor ARCserve Backup. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a string handling bug or a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with System level privileges.

The Tape Engine service and Mediasvr service and the ASCORE.dll file is affected.

CA credits TippingPoint, IBM ISS, and iDefense with reporting these vulnerabilities.

The original advisories are available at:

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system with System privileges.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes:

r11.5 - QO84983
r11.1 - QO84984
r11.0 - QI82917
r10.5 - QO84986
v9.01 - QO84985

The CA advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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