Multiple vulnerabilities in Symantec products
Posted on 27 January 2011.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Symantec products, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a Denial of Service and compromise a vulnerable system, according to Secunia.


1. An error in the Intel AMS2 component when processing certain messages can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via specially crafted packets sent to TCP port 38292.

2. An error in the Intel AMS2 component when processing certain messages can be exploited to run arbitrary commands via specially crafted packets sent to TCP port 38292.

3. An error in the Intel AMS2 component when processing certain messages can be exploited to create arbitrary events (e.g. launch a program or send an email) via specially crafted messages sent to TCP port 38292.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities may allow execution of arbitrary code.

4. An error in the Intel AMS2 component when processing certain messages can be exploited to crash the Intel Alert Handler service via specially crafted packets sent to TCP port 38292.

The vulnerabilities are reported in the following products:
  • Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition Server 10.x.
  • Symantec System Center 10.x
A solution is to update to version 10.1 MR10.





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