Vulnerability CVE-2008-5408


Published: 2008-12-10   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Buffer overflow in the data management protocol in Symantec Backup Exec for Windows Servers 11.0 (aka 11d) builds 6235 and 7170, 12.0 build 1364, and 12.5 build 2213 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors. NOTE: this can be exploited by unauthenticated remote attackers by leveraging CVE-2008-5407.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9/10
10/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Symantec -> Backup exec for windows server 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32346
http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/314528.htm
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.11.19.html
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/46731
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3209
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021246
http://secunia.com/advisories/32810

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