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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Norton Anti-Virus Vendors:   Symantec
Norton Anti-Virus SYMTDI.SYS Driver Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018372
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018372
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3673   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 11 2007
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2005, 2006
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Norton Anti-Virus. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can send a specially crafted IRP to a certain IOCTL handler in the SYMTDI.SYS driver to overwrite memory with kernel level privileges.

Norton AntiSpam, Norton Internet Security, Norton Personal Firewall, Norton System Works, Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition, and Symantec Client Security are also affected.

Symantec credits iDefense with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available via LiveUpdate.

The Symantec advisory is available at:

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2007.07.11d.html

Vendor URL:  securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2007.07.11d.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 11 Jul 2007 13:23:19 -0400
Subject:  Symantec SYMTDI.SYS Device Driver Local Elevation of Privilege


http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2007.07.11d.html

CVE-2007-3673
 
 


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