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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5403

Stack-based buffer overflow in an ActiveX control used in Symantec Automated Support Assistant, as used in Norton AntiVirus, Internet Security, and System Works 2005 and 2006, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2006-10-18 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5403

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Symantec Automated Support Assistant Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Symantec Norton Internet Security 2006 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Symantec Norton System Works 2005 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Symantec Norton System Works 2006 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Symantec Automated Support Assistant 1
Symantec Norton Antivirus 1
Symantec Norton Internet Security 1
Symantec Norton System Works 2

- References For CVE-2006-5403
SECTRACK 1016988
SECTRACK 1016989
SECTRACK 1016990
VUPEN ADV-2006-3929
SECTRACK 1016991
BID 20348 Symantec Automated Support Assistant ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2006-11-13
CERT-VN VU#400601
XF symantec-support-tool-activex-bo(29363)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5403

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