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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Symantec BackupExec System Recovery Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Manager Directory Traversal Bug Lets Remote Users Gain Access to the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020128
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2512   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 3 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 28 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0.x prior to 7.0.4, 8.0.x prior to 8.0.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Manager. A remote user can view files on the target system and gain access to the target system.

A remote user can supply a specially crafted request to view arbitrary files on target system.

This can be exploited to gain access to the target system.

Nicolas Pouvesle of Tenable Security reported the vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can view files on the target system.

A remote user can gain access to the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued fixed versions (7.0.4, 8.0.2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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