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Symantec Releases Security Advisories

May 9th, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Symantec has released three security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in Symantec Alert Management System, Log Viewer, and Reporting Server. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, bypass security mechanisms, or leverage phishing attacks.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review the following Symantec Security Advisories and apply any necessary updates or workarounds to help mitigate the risks:

DarkFiber Consulting also encourages users to continue following the best practices provided in the advisories to minimize future risks.

Symantec Releases Security Advisory for Backup Exec

November 21st, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Symantec has released a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities for Symantec Backup Exec. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to gain access to or modify information, cause a denial of service, or potentially execute arbitrary code.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Symantec Security Advisory SYM08-021 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Veritas NetBackup Server/Enterprise Server Vulnerabilities

September 25th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Symantec has released a Security Advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities in the Veritas NetBackup Server/Enterprise Server. These vulnerabilities are due to stack-based buffer overflow conditions and unsafe method calls within an ActiveX control that is part of the scheduler component. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review the Symantec Security Advisory and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.