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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2008-1979
Last Modified 30 Oct 2012 10:56:24
Published 27 Apr 2008 04:05:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The Discovery Service (casdscvc) in CA ARCserve Backup 12.0.5454.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a packet with a large integer value used in an increment to TCP port 41523, which triggers a buffer over-read.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Ca Brightstor Arcserve Backup 12.0.5454.0


VUPEN - ADV-2008-1354

SECTRACK - 1020324

BID - 28927

BUGTRAQ - 20080618 CA ARCserve Backup Discovery Service Denial of Service Vulnerability

SECUNIA - 29855


XF - ca-arcservebackup-casdscvc-dos(41869)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:46