Symantec backup exec flaw could invite data theft


Symantec on Friday published details of a vulnerability in its Backup Exec storage solution that could enable a remote attacker to gain full control over a machine and access confidential data stored on corporate networks.

Symantec confirmed that the issue affects versions 9.1 and 9.2 of Symantec Backup Exec for NetWare Servers with Remote Agent for Windows Servers.

Symantec has released fixes for the NetWare issues and is looking into reports that the flaw also affects Backup Exec for Windows Servers, Backup Exec Continuous Protection Server (CPS) Remote Agent and other Backup Exec Remote Agents, according to a DeepSight Threat Management system bulletin. Symantec backup exec flaw could invite data theft - Security - www.itnews.com.au

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