CA backup software has 'critical' security flaws

Wednesday, 17 January 2007, 12:21 AM EST

A stack of vulnerabilities has surfaced in Windows versions of CA Inc.'s BrightStor ARCserve backup software. The holes were rated "moderately critical" by Secunia ApS, and CA has now released patches for them.

Although CA does have its own security team, all the flaws were discovered by researchers at other security groups, including 3Com Corp.'s TippingPoint, VeriSign Inc.'s iDefense Labs, ISS X-Force, which is now part of IBM, and others.

At Computerworld.

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