System compromise in Symantec Products

Posted: November 27, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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Vulnerability

System compromise

Vulnerability: Compromise of Symantec Products

Danger: High
Patch: Yes
Number of vulnerabilities: 1

Vector of operation: Remote
Impact: System Compromise

Affected Products: Symantec Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Agents 11.x, Mail Security for Domino 8.x, Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange 6.x, Messaging Gateway 9.x, Data Loss Prevention Enforce / Detection Servers for Windows 11.x, Data Loss Prevention Enforce / Detection Servers for Linux 11.x

Affected versions:
– Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange (SMSMSE) 6.5.x, possibly other versions;
– Mail Security for Domino (SMSDOM) 8.1.x, possibly other versions;
– Messaging Gateway (SMG) 9.5.x, possibly other versions;
– Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Enforce / Detection Servers for Windows 11.x, perhaps the only one;
– Data Loss Prevention Enforce / Detection Servers for Linux 11.x, perhaps the only one;
– Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Agents 11.x, perhaps the only one.

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

An error in the processing of indefinite file formats. This can be exploited to corrupt memory and potentially execute arbitrary code.

Manufacturer: https://malwarelist.net/2012/10/14/symantec-corporation-world-leader-in-internet-secure-technology/

Solution: Install the update from the manufacturer.

Links:

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/849841

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