Stack-based buffer overflow in Symantec Decomposer, as used in certain Symantec antivirus products including Symantec Scan Engine 5.1.2 and other versions before 18.104.22.168, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed RAR file to the Internet Content Adaptation Protocol (ICAP) port (1344/tcp).
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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20080226 Symantec Scan Engine 5.1.2 RAR File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability