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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Symantec Client Security Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Client Security Stack Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016161
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-2630   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 31 2006
Original Entry Date:  May 26 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.0, 3.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec Client Security. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can trigger a buffer overflow to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system. The code will run with System level privileges.

In Managed Mode, the affected service may be listening on TCP port 2967.

Symantec Client Security versions 1.0, 1.1, and 2.0 are not affected.

The vendor was notified on May 24, 2006.

eEye Digital Security discovered this vulnerability.

The original notice is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a patch (Point Patch 1, and Maintenance Patch 1 Point Patch 1), available at:

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Symantec has also issued Symantec Client Security 2.0 and 3.0 signatures, SU 22, via LiveUpdate, to detect exploit attempts.

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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