Symantec ActiveX control (SYMLTCOM.dll) buffer overflow

symantec-symltcom-activex-bo (56357) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The Symantec ActiveX control (SYMLTCOM.dll) is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page that passes an overly long argument, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to SYM10-003 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • SYM10-003: Input validation errors in SYMLTCOM.dll can lead to a buffer overflow.
  • BID-38217: Multiple Symantec Products 'SYMLTCOM.dll' ActiveX Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-0107: Buffer overflow in an ActiveX control (SYMLTCOM.dll) in Symantec N360 1.0 and 2.0; Norton Internet Security, AntiVirus, SystemWorks, and Confidential 2006 through 2008; and Symantec Client Security 3.0.x before 3.1 MR9, and 3.1.x before MR9; allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors. NOTE: this is only a vulnerability if the attacker can masquerade as an authorized site.
  • OSVDB ID: 62412: Symantec Multiple Products SYMLTCOM.dll ActiveX Remote Overflow
  • SA38654: Symantec Products "SYMLTCOM.dll" ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
  • SECTRACK ID: 1023628: Norton Internet Security Buffer Overflow in SYMLTCOM.dll ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code in Certain Limited Cases
  • SECTRACK ID: 1023629: Norton Anti-Virus Buffer Overflow in SYMLTCOM.dll ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code in Certain Limited Cases
  • SECTRACK ID: 1023630: Norton System Works Buffer Overflow in SYMLTCOM.dll ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code in Certain Limited Cases
  • SECTRACK ID: 1023631: Symantec Client Security Buffer Overflow in SYMLTCOM.dll ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code in Certain Limited Cases

Platforms Affected:

  • Symantec Client Security 3.0
  • Symantec Client Security 3.1
  • Symantec Norton 360 1.0
  • Symantec Norton 360 2.0
  • Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2006
  • Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2007
  • Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2008
  • Symantec Norton Confidential 2006
  • Symantec Norton Confidential 2007
  • Symantec Norton Confidential 2008
  • Symantec Norton Internet Security 2006
  • Symantec Norton Internet Security 2007
  • Symantec Norton Internet Security 2008
  • Symantec Norton System Works 2006
  • Symantec Norton System Works 2007
  • Symantec Norton System Works 2008

Reported:

Feb 17, 2010

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