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If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important. If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.
Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks that if a vulnerable version of savce is installed
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is running a vulnerable version of Symantec AntiVirus.
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.
Update your Symantec Antivirus product.
Network Security Threat Level:
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Networks Security ID: 18107
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security
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