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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4953

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.
Publish Date : 2012-11-14 Last Update Date : 2013-03-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-4953

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Symantec Antivirus 10.1.0 - Corporate * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Symantec Antivirus 10.1.4 * Corporate * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Symantec Antivirus 10.1.5 * Corporate * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Symantec Antivirus 10.1.6 * Corporate * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Symantec Antivirus 10.1.7 * Corporate * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Symantec Antivirus 10.1.8 * Corporate * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Symantec Antivirus 10.1.9 * Corporate * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.0 - Small Business * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Symantec Scan Engine * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Symantec Antivirus 7
Symantec Endpoint Protection 2
Symantec Scan Engine 1

- References For CVE-2012-4953
SECTRACK 1027726
BID 56399 Multiple Symantec Products CAB Files Handling Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2012-12-14 CONFIRM
CERT-VN VU#985625

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4953

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