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Old 06-03-2006, 11:46 AM   #1
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Another IT Safe bulletin recieved today, passing it on: __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ ______________________________ITsafe Bulletin 2006/010
Date: 03 June 2006 12:00

ITsafe Bulletin 2006/010

What is it?
A problem affecting various versions of Symantec AntiVirus.

What does it do?
This could enable an attacker to gain control of computers that use this

What does it affect?
Symantec Client Security versions 1.x and 2.x, Symantec AntiVirus Corporate
Edition versions 8.x and 9.x. Anti Virus products in the Norton brand are
not affected.

How do I fix it?
Update English language copies of the affected Symantec software with the
download now available from Symantec; non-English language updates are still

Details of Specific Problem
This problem with Symantec products is described in more depth by the
supplier at:


The supplier's page also contains the URL to download the fix: please see
our URL security guide for advice on following links

Details of Underlying Problem(s)

The technical issues are described at the CVE website, as CVE-2006-2630.


ITsafe Bulletins are issued by e-mail when significant risks have been
identified that are likely to affect the majority of ITsafe users.

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The UK Government Alerting and Advisory Service for Information and
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No virus found in this incoming message.
Checked by AVG Free Edition.
Version: 7.1.394 / Virus Database: 268.8.1/355 - Release Date: 02/06/2006

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Old 06-03-2006, 11:52 AM   #2
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Ha, that's a first. A profram that is affected by Symantec that a person can gain control of your computer(s)

Trust no one...switch Linux
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