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CVE-2016-6592

Type: 
Uncontrolled Search Path Element
Severity: 
Medium
Publication date: 
01/14/2020
Last modified: 
01/21/2020
Description
A vulnerability was found in Symantec Norton Download Manager versions prior to 5.6. A remote user can create a specially crafted DLL file that, when placed on the target user's system, will cause the Norton Download Manager component to load the remote user's DLL instead of the intended DLL and execute arbitrary code when the Norton Download Manager component is run by the target user.
Impact
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Partially affects on system integrity + Partially affects on system confidentiality + Partially affects on system availability
Vulnerable software and versions
  • cpe:2.3:a:symantec:norton_download_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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