eEye Digital Security has reported a vulnerability in Symantec Client Security and Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the remote management interface when processing "COM_FORWARD_LOG" commands. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted "COM_FORWARD_LOG" command sent to port 2967/tcp.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.
Solution: Apply patches (see patch matrix in vendor advisory).
Provided and/or discovered by: Derek Soeder, eEye Digital Security.
Original Advisory: Symantec:
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