Vulnerability CVE-2017-6408


Published: 2017-03-02

Description:
An issue was discovered in Veritas NetBackup 8.0 and earlier and NetBackup Appliance 3.0 and earlier. A local-privilege-escalation race condition in pbx_exchange can occur when a local user connects to a socket before permissions are secured.

Type:

CWE-362

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.4/10
6.4/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Veritas -> Netbackup 
Veritas -> Netbackup appliance 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96491
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037950
https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/security/VTS17-003.html#Issue8

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