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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                Multiple Issues in JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec
                              15 October 2013


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Hitachi VERITAS Backup Exec
Publisher:         Hitachi
Operating System:  Windows
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Increased Privileges            -- Existing Account            
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Cross-site Scripting            -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 

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Multiple Issues in JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec

    Vulnerability ID
    Vulnerability description
    Affected products
    Revision history

Update: October 11, 2013

Multiple issues exist in JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec (SYM13-009).

Vulnerability ID


Vulnerability description

JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec is susceptible to security issues including a remote 
heap overflow in the utility program shipping with the Linux agent. 
Also potentially susceptible to cross-site scripting (XSS) issues in the 
management console, unauthorized access to backup data due to weak permissions
and an information disclosure in the NDMP protocol. These issues could result
in unauthorized OS version information disclosure, session 
hijacking/redirection or unauthorized access to sensitive information, crashing
a Linux agent or potential elevation of privilege on a system hosting a Linux 

Affected products and versions are listed below. Please upgrade your version to
the appropriate version.

Affected products

The information is organized under the following headings:
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Product name: Gives the name of the affected product.


    Gives the affected version.
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Product name: JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec 2012, and SP1
Symantec product name: Symantec Backup Exec 2012, and SP1


Windows, Linux
    09-50, 09-51, 09-52, 09-53

Product name: JP1/VERITAS Backup Exec 2010
Symantec product name: Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3, SP1, and SP2


Windows, Linux
    09-20, 09-21, 09-22

For details on the fixed products, contact your Hitachi support service 

Revision history

October 11, 2013: This page is released.

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