A vulnerability has been reported in Symantec Antivirus, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to a validation error in the Intel Alert Handler service (hndlrsvc.exe) when processing a AMS request and can be exploited to crash the service via a specially crafted "CommandLine" field in a request.
The vulnerability is reported in Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition 10.1.4.4010. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Restrict access to trusted hosts only (e.g. via network access control lists).
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Subject: Symantec Antivirus Alert Management System Denial of Service Vulnerability
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