CVE-2009-0538

MEDIUM

Description

Format string vulnerability in Symantec pcAnywhere before 12.5 SP1 allows local users to read and modify arbitrary memory locations, and cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact, via format string specifiers in the pathname of a remote control file (aka .CHF file).

References

http://osvdb.org/52797

http://secunia.com/advisories/34305

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2009.03.17.html

http://securitytracker.com/id?1021855

http://www.layereddefense.com/pcanywhere17mar.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/501930/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33845

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0755

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49291

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-03-18

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-134

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
35976Symantec pcAnywhere CHF File Pathname Format String Denial of ServiceNessusWindows
medium