Multiple Symantec scheduled backup information disclosure

symantec-backup-information-disclosure (33929) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Symantec Norton Ghost, Norton Save & Recovery, LiveState Recovery, and BackupExec System Recovery could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by insecure permissions on remote backups of restore points images. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to view network share credentials and possibly gain elevated privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.7
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Symantec Norton Ghost, Save and Recovery, LiveState Recovery, or BackupExec, available from the Symantec LiveUpdate service.

References:

  • iDefense Labs PUBLIC ADVISORY: 04.26.07: Symantec Norton Ghost 10 Recovery Points Insecure Password Storage Vulnerability.
  • SYM07-004 : Multiple Norton Ghost, Norton Save & Recovery, LiveState Recovery, and BackupExec System Recover Vulnerabilities .
  • BID-23654: Symantec Multiple Products Local Buffer Overflow and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-2361: Symantec Norton Ghost, Norton Save & Recovery, LiveState Recovery, and BackupExec System Recovery before 20070426, when remote backups of restore points images are configured, uses weak permissions (world readable) for a configuration file with network share credentials, which allows local users to obtain the credentials by reading the file.
  • OSVDB ID: 35074: Symantec Multiple Products Remote Backup Restore Point Config File Credential Local Disclosure
  • SA25013: Symantec Products Information Disclosure and Buffer Overflow
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017971: Symantec BackupExec System Recovery Discloses Passwords to Local Users and Lets Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • Symantec BackupExec System Recovery 6.5
  • Symantec BackupExec System Recovery 6.52
  • Symantec BackupExec System Recovery 6.52A
  • Symantec BackupExec System Recovery 6.53
  • Symantec LiveState 6.0
  • Symantec LiveState 6.01
  • Symantec LiveState 6.02
  • Symantec Norton Ghost 10.0
  • Symantec Norton Ghost 10.01
  • Symantec Norton Save and Recovery 1.01B
  • Symantec Norton Save and Recovery 11.0
  • Symantec Norton Save and Recovery 11.01
  • Symantec Norton Save and Recovery 11.01B

Reported:

Apr 26, 2007

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