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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2006-1298
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 09:32:44
Published 19 Mar 2006 06:02:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication SINGLE_INSTANCE



Format string vulnerability in the Job Engine service (bengine.exe) in the Media Server in Veritas Backup Exec 10d (10.1) for Windows Servers rev. 5629, Backup Exec 10.0 for Windows Servers rev. 5520, Backup Exec 10.0 for Windows Servers rev. 5484, and Backup Exec 9.1 for Windows Servers rev. 4691, when the job log mode is Full Detailed (aka Full Details), allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted filename on a machine that is backed up by Backup Exec.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Symantec Veritas Backup Exec 10.0

  • Symantec Veritas Backup Exec 9.1


BID - 17096


XF - backupexec-bengine-format-string(25310)

VUPEN - ADV-2006-0996


BUGTRAQ - 20060320 Symantec Security Advisory, SYM06-005

SECTRACK - 1015785

SECUNIA - 19242

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:42:00