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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-3268

Original release date: 12/22/2010
Last revised: 02/06/2013


The GetStringAMSHandler function in prgxhndl.dll in hndlrsvc.exe in the Intel Alert Handler service (aka Symantec Intel Handler service) in Intel Alert Management System (AMS), as used in Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition on Windows 2000 SP4 and Symantec Endpoint Protection before 11.x, does not properly validate the CommandLine field of an AMS request, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted request.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
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: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2011&suid=20110126_00
External Source: BID
Name: 45936
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20101213 [CORE-2010-0728] Symantec Intel Handler Service Remote Denial-of-Service
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/content/symantec-intel-handler-service-remote-dos
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024866
External Source: XF
Name: symantec-antivirus-handler-service-dos(64028)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3206
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0234

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