Intrusion Prevention

Symantec.Client.Proxy.SetRemoteComputerName.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Symantec Client Proxy ActiveX control.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted argument to the SetRemoteComputerName method. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Symantec Client Security 3.1.7 .7000 (MR7) and prior versions
Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 10.2.1 .1000 (MR1) and prior versions

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to later versions.

CVE References

CVE-2010-0108