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CVE-2016-5308 Detail

Current Description

The Client Intrusion Detection System (CIDS) driver before 15.0.6 in Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) and before 15.1.2 in Norton Security allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) via a malformed Portable Executable (PE) file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91608 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036264 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036265 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20160707_01 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:client_intrusion_detection_system:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
15.1.2
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:client_intrusion_detection_system:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
15.0.6
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5308
NVD Published Date:
07/11/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/05/2018