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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Symantec Discovery Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Discovery Buffer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018072
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-1173   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 16 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec Discovery. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted TCP packets to trigger one of two buffer overflows in the CentennialIPTransferServer service (XFERWAN.EXE) and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with System privileges.

Centennial Discovery is also affected.

The vendor was notified on February 24, 2007.

Dyon Balding of Secunia Research discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system with System privileges.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry. The vendor is working on a fix.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (NT), Windows (2000), Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.

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