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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   EMC NetWorker Vendors:   EMC
EMC Legato NetWorker 'subcmd' Stack Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018590
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3618   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 20 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.x.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Legato NetWorker. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted subcmd to the the Networker Remote Exec Service (nsrexecd.exe) in response to a poll or a kill request to trigger a stack overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The vendor was notified on February 23, 2007.

Tenable Network Security reported this vulnerability via TippingPoint.

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

Additional information is available in knowledge base article esg83899 (registration required).

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (OS X), UNIX (SGI/IRIX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), UNIX (Tru64), Windows (Any)

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