Symantec Veritas NetBackup Enterprise Server and Symantec Veritas NetBackup Server jnbSA privilege escalation
|veritas-netbackup-jnbsa-privilege-escalation (45386)||High Risk|
Symantec Veritas NetBackup Enterprise Server and Symantec Veritas NetBackup Server could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system. By invoking the Java Administration GUI (jnbSA), a remote authenticated attacker who is logged into the GUI could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system with elevated privileges.
Refer to SYM08-016 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.
- Sun Alert ID: 239908: Security Vulnerability in VERITAS (Symantec) NetBackup 6.0/6.5 GUI.
- SYM08-016 : Symantec Veritas NetBackup Administration JAVA GUI Elevation of Privilege.
- BID-31221: Symantec Veritas NetBackup Java Administration GUI Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-4339: Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Administration GUI (jnbSA) in Symantec Veritas NetBackup Server and NetBackup Enterprise Server 5.1 before MP7, 6.0 before MP7, and 6.5 before 6.5.2 allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges via unknown attack vectors related to bpjava* binaries.
- OSVDB ID: 49894: Symantec Veritas NetBackup Multiple Products Java Administration GUI (jnbSA) bpjava* Remote Privilege Escalation
- SECTRACK ID: 1020928: Symantec Veritas NetBackup JAVA Administration GUI Bug Lets Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges
- Sun Solaris x86
- Sun Solaris SPARC
- Symantec VERITAS NetBackup Enterprise Server 5.1
- Symantec VERITAS NetBackup Enterprise Server 6.0
- Symantec VERITAS NetBackup Enterprise Server 6.5
- Symantec VERITAS NetBackup Server 5.1
- Symantec VERITAS NetBackup Server 6.0
- Symantec VERITAS NetBackup Server 6.5
Sep 24, 2008
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