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June 5, 2007
Multiple Symantec Ghost Solution Suite Vulnerabilities

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Risk Impact

Remote AccessYes
Local AccessYes
Authentication RequiredNo
Exploit publicly availableNo

Multiple denial of service vulnerabilities have been identified in Symantec Ghost Solution Suite.

Affected Products
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 2.0.0 and earlier

Three remote denial of service vulnerabilities have been identified in Symantec Ghost Solution Suite. All three vulnerabilities affect both the client and server daemons. Each vulnerability is triggered by sending a malformed UDP Packet to ether the client or server daemon.

Symantec response
Symantec has released updates for all supported 2.0.0 versions of Symantec Ghost Solution Suite. These updates are available through LiveUpdate.

Symantec has released the following downloadable updates for all supported 1.1 version of Symantec Ghost Solution Suite.

Please download the appropriate version of the patch for your language:

To date, Symantec is not aware of any reported attempts to exploit this vulnerability

Symantec would like to thank Pravus for reporting this issue to iDefense Labs. Symantec would like to thank iDefense Labs for reporting these issues to Symantec, and working with us on the resolution.

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Initial Post on: Tuesday, 05-Jun-07 17:00:00
Last modified on: Tuesday, 05-Jun-2007 18:30:20 PDT