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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5408

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.
Publish Date : 2008-12-10 Last Update Date : 2009-08-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5408

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Symantec Backup Exec For Windows Server 12.0 12.0.1364 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Symantec Backup Exec For Windows Server 12.5 12.5.2213 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Symantec Backup Exec For Windows Server 11D 11.0.7170 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Symantec Backup Exec For Windows Server 11D 11.0.6235 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Symantec Backup Exec For Windows Server 4

- References For CVE-2008-5408
VUPEN ADV-2008-3209
SECTRACK 1021246
XF backupexec-dataprotocol-bo(46731) CONFIRM CONFIRM
BID 32346 Symantec Backup Exec Data Management Protocol Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-11-19

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5408

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