Multiple format string vulnerabilities in Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 8.1 up to 10.0, and Client Security 1.x up to 3.0, allow local users to execute arbitrary code via format strings in (1) Tamper Protection and (2) Virus Alert Notification messages.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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