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Improper Input Validation


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


npvmgr.exe in BakBone NetVault Backup 8.22 Build 29 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a packet to (1) TCP or (2) UDP port 20031 with a large value in an unspecified size field, which is not properly handled in a malloc operation. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.


Advisory Timeline

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