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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Norton System Works Vendors:   Symantec
Norton System Works Buffer Overflow in SYMLTCOM.dll ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code in Certain Limited Cases
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023630
SecurityTracker URL:
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 System Works. 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.

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:

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

Message History:   None.

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