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Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 8.5 Kernel Pointer Dereference
Backup Exec System Recovery 8.5
Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery contains a vulnerability in the way the CD/DVD driver present in GEARAspiWDM.sys handles IOCTL inputs. Successful exploitation may result in remote code execution.
Denial of Service Condition This vulnerability could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service condition against a target, rendering the software or the entire machine inoperable.
No mitigation has been provided.
5-12-2011 - Vulnerability publicly disclosed
12-9-2011 - Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 SP4 released, addresses vulnerability
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