Symantec Antivirus Library RAR Decompression Heap Overflow Vulnerabilities

The Symantec antivirus library is prone to multiple heap-based buffer-overflow vulnerabilities.

Attackers could exploit this vulnerability to compromise computers running applications that use the affected library. The issue occurs in the RAR archive decompression routines. The issue may affect all platforms running applications that use the library, including Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X releases of the applications.

Symantec is currently investigating this issue. Note that the issue could affect third-party applications that include the library.


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