Symantec products vulnerable to buffer overflow

2006-05-30T00:00:00
ID VU:404910
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2006-06-13T15:26:00

Description

Overview

Symantec products are vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow. This vulnerability may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Description

Symantec Client Security and Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition contain a stack-based buffer overflow. For information on specific versions of Symantec Client Security and Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition that are affected, refer to Symantec Advisory SYM06-010.

Note that the affected products typically run with SYSTEM privileges.


Impact

A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.


Solution

Apply updates
Symantec has released updates to correct this vulnerability. Refer to Symantec Advisory SYM06-010 for more information.


Vendor Information

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Updated: May 30, 2006

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

We have not received a statement from the vendor.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

Refer to <http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2006.05.25.html>.

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References

  • <http://www.eeye.com/html/research/advisories/AD20060612.html>
  • <http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2006.05.25.html>
  • <http://www.eeye.com/html/research/upcoming/20060524.html>
  • <http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18107/>
  • <http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2006/May/1016162.html>

Acknowledgements

This vulnerability was reported by eEye Digital Security.

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

CVE IDs: | CVE-2006-2630
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Severity Metric: | 24.30
Date Public: | 2006-05-24
Date First Published: | 2006-05-30
Date Last Updated: | 2006-06-13 15:26 UTC
Document Revision: | 22