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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4802

Original release date: 09/14/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008


Format string vulnerability in the Real Time Virus Scan service in Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 8.1 up to 10.0, and Client Security 1.x up to 3.0, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via an unspecified vector related to alert notification messages, a different vector than CVE-2006-3454, a "second format string vulnerability" as found by the vendor.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016842
External Source: BID
Name: 19986
External Source: XF
Name: symantecantivirus-alert-dos(28937)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060918 Symantec Security Advisory: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2006.09.13.html

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.0
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.0.1_build_8.01.434:mr3
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.0.1_build_8.01.437
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.0.1_build_8.01.446:mr4
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.0.1_build_8.01.457:mr5
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.0.1_build_8.01.460:mr6
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.0.1_build_8.01.464:mr7
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.0.1_build_8.01.471:mr8
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.1
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.1.1_mr1_build_8.1.1.314a
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.1.1_mr2_build_8.1.1.319
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.1.1_mr3_build_8.1.1.323
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.1.1_mr4_build_8.1.1.329
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.1.1_mr5_build_8.1.1.336
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.2
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.3
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.4
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.5
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.6
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.7
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.8
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:1.9
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:2.0
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:symantec:client_security:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:symantec:norton_antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:norton_antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:norton_antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:norton_antivirus:8.1.1_build8.1.1.314a::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:norton_antivirus:8.1::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:norton_antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:norton_antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:norton_antivirus:9.0.1::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:norton_antivirus:9.0.2::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:norton_antivirus:9.0.4::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:norton_antivirus:9.0::corporate

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