Vulnerability CVE-2001-1125


Published: 2001-10-05   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Symantec LiveUpdate before 1.6 does not use cryptography to ensure the integrity of download files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via DNS spoofing of the update.symantec.com site.

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Symantec -> Liveupdate 

 References:
http://www.sarc.com/avcenter/security/Content/2001.10.05.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/218717
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3403
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7235

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