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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-5172

Original release date: 01/16/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in the RPC interface in Mediasvr.exe in Computer Associates (CA) Brightstor ARCserve Backup 9.01 through 11.5, Enterprise Backup 10.5, and CA Protection Suites r2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted SUNRPC packets, aka the "Mediasvr.exe String Handling Overflow," a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-5171.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 31320
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0154
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070111 [CAID 34955, 34956, 34957, 34958, 34959, 34817]: CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup Multiple Overflow Vulnerabilities
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/storage/infodocs/babimpsec-notice.asp
External Source: BID
Name: 22016
External Source: ISS
Name: 20070111 Computer Associates Brightstor ARCserve Mediasvr.exe String Handling Overflow
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017506
External Source: XF
Name: backup-product-string-overflow(29344)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23648

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