Vulnerability CVE-2006-4855


Published: 2006-09-19   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The \Device\SymEvent driver in Symantec Norton Personal Firewall 2006 9.1.0.33, and other versions of Norton Personal Firewall, Internet Security, AntiVirus, SystemWorks, Symantec Client Security SCS 1.x, 2.x, 3.0, and 3.1, Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition SAVCE 8.x, 9.x, 10.0, and 10.1, Symantec pcAnywhere 11.5 only, and Symantec Host, allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via invalid data, as demonstrated by calling DeviceIoControl to send the data.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
Symantec Norton Insufficient validation of \'SymEvent\' driver input buffer
David Matousek
20.09.2006

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.9/10
6.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Symantec -> Client security 
Symantec -> Host ids 
Symantec -> Norton antivirus 
Symantec -> Norton internet security 
Symantec -> Norton personal firewall 
Symantec -> Norton system works 
Symantec -> Pcanywhere 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1591
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2006.09.20a.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016889
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016892
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016893
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016894
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016895
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016896
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016897
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016898
http://www.matousec.com/info/advisories/Norton-Insufficient-validation-of-SymEvent-driver-input-buffer.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/446111/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20051
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3636
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28960

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