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CVE-2007-6017 Detail

Current Description

The PVATLCalendar.PVCalendar.1 ActiveX control in pvcalendar.ocx in the scheduler component in the Media Server in Symantec Backup Exec for Windows Server (BEWS) 11d 11.0.6235 and 11.0.7170, and 12.0 12.0.1364, exposes the unsafe Save method, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash), or create or overwrite arbitrary files, via string values of the (1) _DOWText0, (2) _DOWText1, (3) _DOWText2, (4) _DOWText3, (5) _DOWText4, (6) _DOWText5, (7) _DOWText6, (8) _MonthText0, (9) _MonthText1, (10) _MonthText2, (11) _MonthText3, (12) _MonthText4, (13) _MonthText5, (14) _MonthText6, (15) _MonthText7, (16) _MonthText8, (17) _MonthText9, (18) _MonthText10, and (19) _MonthText11 properties. NOTE: the vendor states "Authenticated user involvement required," but authentication is not needed to attack a client machine that loads this control.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019525
http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/300471.htm
http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/308669.htm
http://support.veritas.com/docs/300471
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28008
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.02.28.html
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.02.29.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0718
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2672

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:backup_exec_for_windows_server:11d:11.0.6235:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:backup_exec_for_windows_server:11d:11.0.7170:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:backup_exec_for_windows_server:12.0:12.0.1364:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6017
NVD Published Date:
02/29/2008
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011