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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Vulnerability in Symantec AntiVirus could allow remote code execution (SYM06-010)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks that if a vulnerable version of savce is installed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host is running a vulnerable version of Symantec AntiVirus.

Description :

The remote antivirus is vulnerable to a remote stack buffer overflow attack.
In order to exploit this issue the attacker needs to send a overly long
COM_FORWARD_LOG message to the management interface of the product which
listens on port 2967. Successful exploitation of this issue will result in
complete compromise of the system. This issue was targeted by the 'Big Yellow'
worm to gain complete control of vulnerable systems.

Solution:

Update your Symantec Antivirus product.

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

See Also:

http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2006.05.25.html

Networks Security ID: 18107

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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