Symantec Ghost Solution Suite Backup File Handling Memory Corruption (SYM12-016)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an application installed that is affected
by a memory corruption vulnerability.

Description :

The Symantec Ghost Solution Suite install on the remote Windows host is
earlier than build 11.5.1.2620. As such, it is potentially affected by
a memory corruption vulnerability when parsing specially crafted '.gho'
files. By exploiting this flaw, a remote attacker could execute
arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the privileges of the user
running the affected application.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9f65f819
http://www.nessus.org/u?46e76df5

Solution :

If necessary, upgrade to Symantec Ghost Solution Suite version 2.5.1
and ensure that the install is build 11.5.1.2266 or above. Then apply
patch GSS25x_b2620, which results in build 11.5.1.2620.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 62716 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55748

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0306

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