Intrusion Prevention

CA.ARCserve.Backup.Authentication.Service.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in CA ARCserve Backup authentication service.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a crafted SunRPC request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

CA ARCserve Backup (For Windows) 12.5
CA ARCserve Backup (For Windows) 15
CA ARCserve Backup (For Windows) 16

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=%7BF9EEA31E-8089-423E-B746-41B5C9DD2AC1%7D

CVE References

CVE-2012-2972