Symantec Norton AntiVirus Protocol Handler (HCP) Code Execution Vulnerability

2012-10-03T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:803035
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2017-04-24T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with Symantec Norton AntiVirus and is prone to remote code execution vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_symantec_norton_av_protocol_handler_code_exec_vuln.nasl 6018 2017-04-24 09:02:24Z teissa $
#
# Symantec Norton AntiVirus Protocol Handler (HCP) Code Execution Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Rachana Shetty <srachana@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

tag_affected = "Symantec Norton Antivirus 2011

NOTE: the researcher indicates that a vendor response was received, stating
that this issue 'falls into the work of our Firewall and not our AV
(per our methodology of layers of defense).'";

tag_impact = "Successful exploitation could allow the attackers to bypass the
protection of AntiVirus technology and allows an attacker to drop and execute
known malicious files.

Impact Level: Application";

tag_insight = "Symantec Norton AntiVirus fails to process 'hcp://' URLs by the
Microsoft Help and Support Center, which allows attackers to execute malicious
code via a protocol handler (hcp).";

tag_solution = "No solution or patch was made available for at least one year
since disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore.
General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective
features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.";

tag_summary = "This host is installed with Symantec Norton AntiVirus and is
prone to remote code execution vulnerability.";

if(description)
{
  script_id(803035);
  script_version("$Revision: 6018 $");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-3497");
  script_bugtraq_id(44188);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"6.4");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-04-24 11:02:24 +0200 (Mon, 24 Apr 2017) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2012-10-03 11:40:26 +0530 (Wed, 03 Oct 2012)");
  script_name("Symantec Norton AntiVirus Protocol Handler (HCP) Code Execution Vulnerability");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://www.n00bz.net/antivirus-cve");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/514356");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2010/Oct/274");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");
  script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family("General");
  script_dependencies("secpod_symantec_prdts_detect.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("Symantec/Norton-AV/Ver");
  script_tag(name : "impact" , value : tag_impact);
  script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
  script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
  script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
  script_tag(name : "affected" , value : tag_affected);
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");
  exit(0);
}


include("version_func.inc");

## Varaible Initialization
navVer = "";

## Get the version from KB
navVer = get_kb_item("Symantec/Norton-AV/Ver");
if(!navVer){
  exit(0);
}
## Check for Symantec Norton Antivirus 2011 (18.0)
if(navVer =~ "^18"){
  security_message(0);
}