Revision History

  • 1.0: September 7, 2021: Initial version

Summary

A Sensitive Information Disclosure Vulnerability has been found in Veritas System Recovery (VSR).

Issue

  • Sensitive Information Disclosure Vulnerability: Password Stored in Windows Registry
  • CVE ID: To be assigned
  • Severity: Medium
  • CVSS v3.1 Base Score 5.3 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Veritas System Recovery (VSR) versions 18 and 21 store a network destination password in the Windows registry during configuration of the backup configuration. This vulnerability could provide a Windows user who has sufficient privileges to access a network file system which they were not authorized to access.

Remediation

Customers under a current maintenance contract can download and install application binaries which mitigate this vulnerability, as described below:

  • If you are on VSR 18:
    • Ensure that your system has been updated to the latest service pack VSR 18 SP4, and
    • Download the updated VProSvc.exe ( Version: 18.0.4.57090 ) for your operating system
    • Replace the VProSvc.exe on your server and clients with the updated version
  • If you are on VSR 21:
    • Ensure that your system has been updated to the latest service pack VSR 21 SP3, and
    • Download the updated VProSvc.exe ( Version: 21.0.3.62140 ) for your operating system
    • Replace the VProSvc.exe on your server and clients with the updated version

See the Veritas Download Center for available updates: https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/downloads

Questions

For questions or problems regarding these vulnerabilities please contact Veritas Technical Support (https://www.veritas.com/support), or see the Article id: 100051263.

Disclaimer

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