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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0110

Original release date: 01/31/2011
Last revised: 02/06/2013


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in Intel Alert Management System (aka AMS or AMS2), as used in Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition (SAVCE) 10.x before 10.1 MR10, Symantec System Center (SSC) 10.x, and Symantec Quarantine Server 3.5 and 3.6, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a long string to msgsys.exe, related to the AMSSendAlertAct function in AMSLIB.dll in the Intel Alert Handler service (aka Symantec Intel Handler service); a long (2) modem string or (3) PIN number to msgsys.exe, related to pagehndl.dll in the Intel Alert Handler service; or (4) a message to msgsys.exe, related to iao.exe in the Intel Alert Originator service.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.9 (HIGH) (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 5.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-031
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0234
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43099
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-032
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-030
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43106
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 45936
External Source: XF
Name: symantec-intel-ams2-bo(64940)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024996
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2011&suid=20110126_00
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-028

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.0::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.0.1::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.1.7::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.1.8::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.1.9::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.1:mr5:corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.1:mr6:corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.1:mp1:corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.1::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.1:mr4:corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.1:mr7:corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.2:mr2:corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.2::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.2:mr3:corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.1.6::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.1.5::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.1.4::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.0:mr2:corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.0:mr1:corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.0.2::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.0.3::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.0.9::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.0.8::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.0.5::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.0.4::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.0.7::corporate
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus:10.0.6::corporate
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:symantec:system_center:10.0
* cpe:/a:symantec:system_center:10.1
+ Configuration 3
+ OR
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus_central_quarantine_server:3.5
* cpe:/a:symantec:antivirus_central_quarantine_server:3.6

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