Symantec Decomposer Multiple Vulnerabilities (SYM08-006)

high Nessus Plugin ID 31858


The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Symantec product is affected by multiple issues.

By sending a specially crafted RAR file to TCP port 1344, an unauthenticated attacker may be able to cause a denial of service condition or execute arbitrary code, subject to privileges of the user running the application.


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- Symantec Scan Engine
- Symantec AntiVirus Scan Engine
- Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31858

File Name: symantec_decomposer_multiple_vulns.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 4/14/2008

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:scan_engine, cpe:/a:symantec:symantec_antivirus_filtering_domino_mpe, cpe:/a:symantec:symantec_antivirus_network_attached_storage, cpe:/a:symantec:symantec_antivirus_scan_engine, cpe:/a:symantec:symantec_antivirus_scan_engine_caching, cpe:/a:symantec:symantec_antivirus_scan_engine_clearswift, cpe:/a:symantec:symantec_antivirus_scan_engine_for_microsoft_sharepoint, cpe:/a:symantec:symantec_antivirus_scan_engine_for_ms_isa, cpe:/a:symantec:symantec_antivirus_scan_engine_messaging, cpe:/a:symantec:symantec_mail_security_for_microsoft_exchange

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/26/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0308, CVE-2008-0309

BID: 27911, 27913

CWE: 119, 399