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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BackupExec Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec BackupExec System Recovery Manager Lets Remote Users Upload Arbitrary Files and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019303
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0457   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 6 2008
Original Entry Date:  Feb 5 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of system information, Modification of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0, 7.0.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec BackupExec System Recovery Manager. A remote user can upload arbitrary files and then execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can exploit a flaw in the FileUpload Class to upload arbitrary files to the target system. The remote user can then cause the web service to execute code in the uploaded files.

The code will run with System privileges.

The vendor was notified on December 11, 2007.

Titon of BastardLabs reported this vulnerability via 3COM/TippingPoint.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (7.0.3), available at:

The Symantec advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.

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