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Symantec Antivirus Engine Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Symantec Antivirus Engine and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw exists due to an error in the kernel component via a malformed PE header file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Symantec Anti-Virus Engine (AVE) 20151.1 before 20151.1.1.4.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to Symantec Anti-Virus Engine (AVE) version 20151.1.1.4 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)