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Vulnerability in Symantec AntiVirus could allow remote code execution (SYM06-010) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks that if a vulnerable version of savce is installed
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
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.
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
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