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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1821

Original release date: 05/23/2012
Last revised: 09/28/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Network Threat Protection module in the Manager component in Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 11.0.600x through 11.0.700x on Windows Server 2003 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (web-server outage, or daemon crash or hang) via a flood of packets that triggers automated blocking of network traffic.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 82147
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2012&suid=20120522_00
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 49221
External Source: BID
Name: 50358
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027092

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