Vulnerability CVE-2012-4953


Published: 2012-11-14

Description:
The decomposer engine in Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 11.0, Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0, Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition (SAVCE) 10.x, and Symantec Scan Engine (SSE) before 5.2.8 does not properly perform bounds checks of the contents of CAB archives, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted file.

Vendor: Symantec
Product: Scan engine 
Version: 5.2;
Product: Endpoint protection 
Version: 12.0; 11.0;
Product: Antivirus 
Version:
10.1.9
10.1.8
10.1.7
10.1.6
10.1.5
10.1.4
10.1.0

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

 References:
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/985625
http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2012&suid=20121107_00
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027726
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56399

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