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Last Published: 2016-11-10
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ProblemHow to verify if VTS16-001 ( Security Advisory Hotfix ) is applied to a NetBackup server/client?
Error MessageNo error message is displayed during NetBackup operations if the VTS16-001 hotfix is not applied to a server/client.
CauseVulnerability scanners can report that NetBackup server/clients are vulnerable to CVE's listed in the VTS16-001 advisory even if the servers/clients contain the VTS16-001 advisory hotfix.
SolutionThe examples below show how to verify a NetBackup 7.7 Master Server (Unix and Windows) has the VTS-16-001 Security Advisory hotfix applied.
To verify on UNIX that the VTS16-001 hotfix is applied to a server or client review the pack.summary file. On UNIX servers\clients the pack.summary file is located in the following path:
Verify the VTS16-001 hotfix (NetBackup Remote Access Vulnerabilities) for NetBackup 7.7 is installed on a NetBackup server\client by using the cat command on the pack.summary file. The file must contain a reference to EEB_NetBackup_7.7_PET3864870_SET3864869_EEB1
To verify on Windows servers/clients that the VTS16-001 hotfix is applied review the History.Log for a reference to EEB_NetBackup_7.7_PET3864870_SET3864869_EEB1. On NetBackup Windows server/client installations the History.Log is located in the following path:
Verify the VTS16-001 hotfix for NetBackup 7.7 is installed by using a text editor to view the History.Log file:
A NetBackup server/client can be considered to have VTS16-001 hotfix applied if and only if ONE of the following conditions are met:
- NetBackup version is 7.7.2 (2.7.2 on appliances) or higher.
- For NetBackup version 7.5 (2.5 on appliances), pack.summary or History.Log file contains EEB_NetBackup_188.8.131.52_PET3865363_SET3865362_EEB1
- For NetBackup version 7.6 (2.6 on appliances), pack.summary or History.Log file contains EEB_NetBackup_184.108.40.206_PET3865358_SET3865357_EEB1
- For NetBackup version 7.6 (2.6 on appliances), pack.summary or History.Log file contains EEB_NetBackup_220.127.116.11_PET3865354_SET3865353_EEB1
- For NetBackup version 7.7, pack.summary or History.Log file contains EEB_NetBackup_7.7_PET3864870_SET3864869_EEB1
Note (1): VTS16-001 vulnerabilities do not affect OpsCenter. OpsCenter EEBs are provided for compatibility with backlevel hotfixed NetBackup servers.
Note (2): VTS16-001 vulnerabilities do not affect NetBackup 7.7.2 (2.7.2 on appliances). NetBackup 7.7.2 EEBs are provided for Java Admin Console compatibility with backlevel hotfixed NetBackup servers.
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