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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Norton Internet Security Vendors:   Symantec
Norton Internet Security Buffer Overflow in SYMLTCOM.dll ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code in Certain Limited Cases
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023628
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023628
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0107   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 18 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2006 - 2008
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Norton Internet Security. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system in certain limited cases.

A remote user with the ability to spoof a certain domain can create and serve specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user in the context of that domain, will invoke the 'SYMLTCOM.dll' ActiveX control and trigger a buffer overflow to execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Norton N360 is also affected.

FrSIRT reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user with the ability to spoof a certain domain can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available by running LiveUpdate in interactive mode.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2010&suid=20100217_01

Vendor URL:  www.symantec.com/business/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2010&suid=20100217_01 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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