Intrusion Prevention

Symantec.Antivirus.Engine.PE.Header.Heap.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates a possible exploit of a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in the Symantec AntiVirus.
This vulnerability is due to incorrect handling of objects in memory when parsing files with malformed PE headers. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted file.
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Affected Products

Symantec Anti Virus Engine prior to 20151.1.1.4

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems

CVE References

CVE-2016-2208