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CVE-2017-8895 Detail

Current Description

In Veritas Backup Exec 2014 before build 14.1.1187.1126, 15 before build 14.2.1180.3160, and 16 before FP1, there is a use-after-free vulnerability in multiple agents that can lead to a denial of service or remote code execution. An authenticated attacker can use this vulnerability to crash the agent or potentially take control of the agent process and then the system it is running on.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/10/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8895
Original release date:
05/10/2017
Last revised:
08/11/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
9.8 Critical
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98386 External Source BID 98386
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038561 External Source SECTRACK 1038561
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42282/ External Source EXPLOIT-DB 42282
https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/security/VTS17-006.html#Issue1 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/security/VTS17-006.html#Issue1

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