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Symantec products vulnerable to buffer overflow

Vulnerability Note VU#404910

Original Release Date: 2006-05-30 | Last Revised: 2006-06-13


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


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.


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


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

Vendor Information

Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Symantec, Inc.

Updated:  May 30, 2006



Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

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


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This vulnerability was reported by eEye Digital Security.

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2006-2630
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: 20

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