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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2002-1776
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:31:29
Published 31 Dec 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2002-1776

Summary

** DISPUTED ** NOTE: this issue has been disputed by the vendor. Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2002 allows remote attackers to bypass virus protection via a Word Macro virus with a .nch or .dbx extension, which is automatically recognized and executed as a Microsoft Office document. NOTE: the vendor has disputed this issue, acknowledging that the initial scan is bypassed, but the Office plug-in would detect the virus before it is executed.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Symantec Norton Antivirus 2002


References

XF - nav-filetype-bypass-protection(8391)

BID - 4245


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:28