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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3456

Original release date: 05/11/2007
Last revised: 11/05/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Symantec NAVOPTS.DLL ActiveX control (aka Symantec.Norton.AntiVirus.NAVOptions) 12.2.0.13, as used in Norton AntiVirus, Internet Security, and System Works 2005 and 2006, is designed for use only in application-embedded web browsers, which allows remote attackers to "crash the control" via unspecified vectors related to content on a web site, and place Internet Explorer into a "defunct state" in which remote attackers can execute arbitrary code in addition to other Symantec ActiveX controls, regardless of whether they are marked safe for scripting. NOTE: this CVE was inadvertently used for an E-mail Auto-Protect issue, but that issue has been assigned CVE-2007-3771.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1751
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2007.05.09.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 23822
External Source: XF
Name: symantec-navopts-security-bypass(34200)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 35075
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018031
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25172
Type: Advisory
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20070509 Symantec Norton Internet Security 2006 COM Object Security ByPass Vulnerability
Type: Advisory

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