VTS17-004 – A Hotfix is now available for NetBackup and NetBackup Appliances

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Security Vulnerability


Document History:
May 7, 2017: Initial publication
May 10, 2017: Additional hotfixes attached
November 10, 2017: Additional translations published


Veritas Technologies LLC has released Security Advisory VTS17-004 affecting all versions of NetBackup and NetBackup Appliances.

A security hotfix is available for the following versions of NetBackup and NetBackup Appliances:


  • 8.0 
  • 7.7.3
  • 7.7.2
NetBackup Appliances:
  • 3.0  (Including NetBackup Virtual Appliance)
  • 2.7.3
  • 2.7.2

Action Required

The formal resolution for this issue (Etrack 3910863) was scheduled to be included in the next NetBackup/NetBackup Appliances release.

Hotfixes are attached to this document.  To access them, click on the Download Attachments link.

Instructions for installing hotfixes can be found by accessing the Related Articles link.

Hotfix information:


Bug ID: ET 3913179 (7.7.2), 3912471 (7.7.3), 3912472 (8.0)

  Installation Location: master server

Installation Instructions: Please follow the EEB installer instructions available in the linked Related Article.

Package Contents: Please choose the appropriate platform after download:
eebinstaller.3912472.3.hpia64                HP-UX Itanium Installation
eebinstaller.3912472.3.linuxR_x86            RedHat x64 Installation
eebinstaller.3912472.3.linuxS_x86            Suse x64 Installation
eebinstaller.3912472.3.rs6000                AIX Installation
eebinstaller.3912472.3.solaris               Solaris SPARC Installation
eebinstaller.3912472.3.solaris_x86           Solarix x64 Installation
eebinstaller.3912472.3.AMD64.exe             Windows x64 Installation

eebinstaller.3912471.3.hpia64                HP-UX Itanium Installation
eebinstaller.3912471.3.linuxR_x86            RedHat x64 Installation
eebinstaller.3912471.3.linuxS_x86            Suse x64 Installation
eebinstaller.3912471.3.rs6000                AIX Installation
eebinstaller.3912471.3.solaris               Solaris SPARC Installation
eebinstaller.3912471.3.solaris_x86           Solarix x64 Installation
eebinstaller.3912471.3.AMD64.exe             Windows x64 Installation

eebinstaller.3913179.3.hpia64                HP-UX Itanium Installation
eebinstaller.3913179.3.linuxR_x86            RedHat x64 Installation
eebinstaller.3913179.3.linuxS_x86            Suse x64 Installation
eebinstaller.3913179.3.rs6000                AIX Installation
eebinstaller.3913179.3.solaris               Solaris SPARC Installation
eebinstaller.3913179.3.solaris_x86           Solarix x64 Installation
eebinstaller.3913179.3.AMD64.exe             Windows x64 Installation

2738996361 37307384 hpia64/bprd
3995037390 7400834 linuxS_x86/bprd
2840776425 7756893 linuxR_x86/bprd
3427031391 15062126 rs6000/bprd
928093665 13562096 solaris/bprd
2851852235 15744992 solaris_x86/bprd
2467526622 3723264 AMD64/bprd.exe

3734302928 35153832 hpia64/bprd
2536262777 7177873 linuxS_x86/bprd
494773909 7509747 linuxR_x86/bprd
1029723149 14300230 rs6000/bprd
3876641471 11018536 solaris/bprd
1917084385 12998888 solaris_x86/bprd
4093748452 3451392 AMD64/bprd.exe

440571972 33421072 hpia64/bprd
1845185913 12621744 solaris_x86/bprd
1500357645 7050278 linuxS_x86/bprd
60867353 7379096 linuxR_x86/bprd
2556742047 13803102 rs6000/bprd
2273419540 3350528 AMD64/bprd.exe
3709114101 10828728 solaris/bprd

Recommended service state: Stop all NetBackup services before applying this hotfix.

NetBackup Appliances:
Please download the appropriate version's RPM and access the linked Related Article for instructions on applying the hotfix on an Appliance.

The Security Advisory VTS17-004 is available at the following link:

Contact Support


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