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Symantec Veritas NetBackup Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2008-09-25    Last Update:  2008-10-09    Views:  4,564

Secunia Advisory SA32026

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Manipulation of data, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Symantec Veritas NetBackup, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions and by malicious people to overwrite arbitrary files or compromise a vulnerable system.

1) An unspecified error in the JAVA Administration GUI (jnbSA) can be exploited to execute restricted commands with escalated privileges.

Successful exploitation requires a valid user account and GUI access.

2) Multiple vulnerabilities are caused due to an insecure method and various boundary errors present in the PVATLCalendar.PVCalendar.1 (pvcalendar.ocx) ActiveX control.

For more information:
SA27885

The vulnerabilities are reported in Symantec Veritas NetBackup Server and Symantec Veritas NetBackup Enterprise Server versions 5.1, 6.0, and 6.5.


Solution:
Update to a fixed version.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits:
1) Kyle Noonan of Sun Microsystems.
2) JJ Reyes, Secunia Research

Original Advisory:
Symantec:
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.09.24a.html
http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/308669.htm

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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