Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the Agent Browser in Veritas Backup Exec 8.x before 8.60.3878 Hotfix 68, and 9.x before 9.1.4691 Hotfix 40, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a registration request with a long hostname.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 10, 2005
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score10.0
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationSymantec VeritasBackup Exec8.0*******
    2.3ApplicationSymantec VeritasBackup Exec8.5*******
    2.3ApplicationSymantec VeritasBackup Exec8.6*******
    2.3ApplicationSymantec VeritasBackup Exec9.0*******
    2.3ApplicationSymantec VeritasBackup Exec9.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

Symantec Veritas Backup Exec 8.0, 8.5, 8.6, 9.0, 9.1


20041216 Veritas Backup Exec Agent Browser Registration Request Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
VU#907729 Government Resource
11974 Vendor Advisory