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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3454

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 8.1 up to 10.0, and Client Security 1.x up to 3.0, allow local users to execute arbitrary code via format strings in (1) Tamper Protection and (2) Virus Alert Notification messages.
Publish Date : 2006-09-14 Last Update Date : 2018-10-18
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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 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) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-3454

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Symantec Client Security 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Symantec Client Security 1.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Symantec Client Security 1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Symantec Client Security 1.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Symantec Client Security 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Symantec Client Security 2.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Symantec Client Security 2.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Symantec Client Security 2.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Symantec Client Security 2.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Symantec Client Security 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 8.1 * Corporate * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 9.0 * Corporate * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 9.0.1 * Corporate * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 9.0.2 * Corporate * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 10.0 * Corporate * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Symantec Client Security 10
Symantec Norton Antivirus 5

- References For CVE-2006-3454
SECTRACK 1016842
BUGTRAQ 20060918 Symantec Security Advisory: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition
BUGTRAQ 20060914 Layered Defense Advisory :Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition Format String Vulnerability
XF symantecantivirus-messages-code-execution(28936)
VUPEN ADV-2006-3599
BID 19986 Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition Multiple Local Format String Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-09-14 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3454

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