The on-demand scanning in Symantec AntiVirus 10.0.x and 10.1.x before MR9, AntiVirus 10.2.x, and Client Security 3.0.x and 3.1.x before MR9, when Tamper protection is disabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (prevention of on-demand scanning) via "specific events" that prevent the user from having read access to unspecified resources.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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