Multiple Vulnerabilities Found in Symantec Client Products
Remote attackers could disable or take control of systems running Symantec clients, including Norton Internet Security.Symantec has acknowledged several serious bugs in several of its client security products in both corporate and consumer editions. The problems, reported to Symantec Corp. by eEye Digital Security, involve several functions of the products but one specific file, SYMDNS.SYS. Symantec has provided a brief description, stating that fixes for all of the problems are available through its LiveUpdate and technical-support channels.
Products affected include Symantec Client Firewall versions 5.0.0 through 5.1.1; Symantec Client Security 1.0.0, 1.1.0 and 2.0.0; Norton AntiSpam 2004; Norton Internet Security 2002 through 2004; and Norton Internet Security Professional Edition 2002 through 2004.