CA BrightStor ArcServe Media Server Multiple Buffer Overflow VulnerabilitiesZDI-07-022: April 24th, 2007
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This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Computer Associates BrightStor ARCserve Media Server. User interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists in the SUN RPC service which binds to a randomly chosen high TCP port. The target port can be obtained by querying the port mapper. Multiple stack-based buffer overflows exist during the parsing of malformed RPC strings. Exploitation of these overflows can result in arbitrary code execution.
Vendor ResponseComputer Associates has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2007-03-08 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007-04-24 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Tenable Network Security