Vulnerability Note VU#404910

Symantec products vulnerable to buffer overflow

Original Release date: 30 May 2006 | Last revised: 13 Jun 2006

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.

Systems Affected (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Symantec, Inc.Affected-30 May 2006
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.

CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A N/A

References

Credit

This vulnerability was reported by eEye Digital Security.

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2006-2630
  • Date Public: 24 May 2006
  • Date First Published: 30 May 2006
  • Date Last Updated: 13 Jun 2006
  • Severity Metric: 24.30
  • Document Revision: 20

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