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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0538

Format string vulnerability in Symantec pcAnywhere before 12.5 SP1 allows local users to read and modify arbitrary memory locations, and cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact, via format string specifiers in the pathname of a remote control file (aka .CHF file).
Publish Date : 2009-03-18 Last Update Date : 2009-04-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 134

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0538

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Symantec Pcanywhere 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Symantec Pcanywhere 10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Symantec Pcanywhere 11.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Symantec Pcanywhere 11.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Symantec Pcanywhere 11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Symantec Pcanywhere 11.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Symantec Pcanywhere 12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Symantec Pcanywhere 12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Symantec Pcanywhere 12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Symantec Pcanywhere 9

- References For CVE-2009-0538

http://securitytracker.com/id?1021855
SECTRACK 1021855
http://secunia.com/advisories/34305
SECUNIA 34305
http://www.layereddefense.com/pcanywhere17mar.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/501930/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090318 Layered Defense Research Advisory: Format String Vulnerablity in Symantec PcAnywhere v10-12.5
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0755
VUPEN ADV-2009-0755
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33845
BID 33845 Symantec pcAnywhere Local Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-18
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/49291
XF symantec-pcanywhere-unspecified-dos(49291)
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2009.03.17.html CONFIRM
http://osvdb.org/52797
OSVDB 52797

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0538

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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