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Symantec pcAnywhere Format String DoS Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

Issue exists due to improper processing of format strings within '.CHF' remote control file names or associated file path.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Symantec pcAnywhere version 12.5 and prior on Windows.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to pcAnywhere version 12.5 SP1.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)