Vulnerability CVE-2008-0638


Published: 2008-02-21   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Heap-based buffer overflow in the Veritas Enterprise Administrator (VEA) service (aka vxsvc.exe) in Symantec Veritas Storage Foundation 5.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a packet with a crafted value of a certain size field, which is not checked for consistency with the actual buffer size.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Symantec -> Veritas storage foundation 

 References:
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019459
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/488420/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25778
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.02.20a.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-007.html

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