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computer vulnerability bulletin CVE-2014-1646 CVE-2014-1647

Symantec Encryption Desktop: two vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Symantec Encryption Desktop.
Impacted software: Symantec Encryption Desktop, PGP Desktop.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Consequences of a hack: denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: document.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 24/04/2014.
Références of this announce: BID-67016, BID-67020, CVE-2014-1646, CVE-2014-1647, SYM14-007, VIGILANCE-VUL-14638.

Description of the vulnerability

Several vulnerabilities were announced in Symantec Encryption Desktop.

An attacker can invite the victim to open a malicious certificate file, in order to access to an invalid memory area during a memory copy, in order to trigger a denial of service. [severity:1/4; BID-67016, CVE-2014-1646]

An attacker can invite the victim to open a malicious certificate file, in order to access to an invalid memory area during a block data move, in order to trigger a denial of service. [severity:1/4; BID-67020, CVE-2014-1647]
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