Backup Exec 12.5 for Windows Servers revision 2213 Hotfix 315371

Problem

Backup Exec 12.5 for Windows Servers revision 2213 Hotfix 315371

Solution

Issues resolved:
  • Enhanced security for the Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructure to disallow an authorized backup operator from possibly elevating their privileges on the ESX server.
  • Agent for Microsoft Virtual Servers - Virtual Machine GRT restore selections showing up as Volume GUIDS and not by Virtual Machine Guest Name


How to determine if affected:
The issue outlined in this article only occurs if all of the following conditions are true:
  • Backup Exec 12.5 revision 2213 with Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructure installed.
  • Backup Exec 12.5 revision 2213 with Agent for Microsoft Virtual Servers installed.

Determining Your Product Version:
The installed version of Backup Exec can be verified by selecting the "About Backup Exec" option from the Help menu.

Permanent Resolution:
The above mentioned issue has been fixed by a way of a hotfix in Backup Exec for Windows Servers version 12.5 revision 2213.

Download Links
For 32bit Media server:  http://support.veritas.com/docs/316665

For 64bit Media server:  http://support.veritas.com/docs/316691

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