Check Point Reference:CPAI-2012-1341
Date Published: 8 Jan 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2008-1979
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? CA ARCserve Backup 11.1
    CA ARCserve Backup 11.5
    CA ARCserve Backup 12
    CA Business Protection Suite 2
    CA Server Protection Suite 2
    Vulnerability Description There exists a denial of service vulnerability in CA ARCserve Backup Discovery service.
    Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation by the Discovery service. A remote unauthenticated attacker may exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted message to the target server. Successful attack could create a denial of service condition to the Discovery service.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

    In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup Discovery Service Buffer Over-Read protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
    Attack Name: CA Products Enforcement Violation
    Attack Information: CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup Discovery Service Buffer Over-Read