A vulnerability has been reported in some Symantec products, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the Real-Time scanner (RTVScan) component when displaying a notification window containing information on threats found on a system. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.
The vulnerability is reported in the following products and versions:
* Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition versions 9.0, 10.0 and 10.1
* Symantec Client Security versions 2.0, 3.0, and 2.1
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