Symantec Alert Management System 2 RCE (SYM09-007)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a service that is affected by a remote
code execution vulnerability.

Description :

Alert Management System 2 (AMS2), an optional component included with
multiple Symantec products, is installed on the remote Windows host.
Versions prior to build 150 are affected by multiple stack-based
buffer overflow conditions. A remote attacker can exploit these issues
to crash the service or execute arbitrary code as SYSTEM.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-018/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/503080/100/0/threaded
http://www.nessus.org/u?33c06995

Solution :

Apply the relevant upgrade referenced in the Symantec advisory.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 44959 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34672
34674

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1430

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