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Attack: EMC NetWorker CVE-2012-2288 2

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.


This signature detects an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in EMC Networker Server which could result in a denial of service or remote code execution.

Additional Information

EMC NetWorker is prone to a format-string vulnerability. Specifically, this issue occurs in the 'nsrd' RPC service. An attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially-crafted message.


  • EMC NetWorker version: 7.6.3,7.6.4,8.0

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