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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BackupExec Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Backup Exec Continuous Protection Server Input Validation Flaw in VRTSweb Component Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023311
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-3027   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 9 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Backup Exec CPS 11d, 12.0, 12.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec Backup Exec Continuous Protection Server. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to the VRTSweb component on port 14300 to trigger an input validation flaw and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with administrative privileges.

Several Symantec products are affected.

An anonymous reported this vulnerability via TippingPoint.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available at:

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2000), Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.

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