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Norton Personal Firewall - Remote hacker automatic control

Version: 2004
Technical Details:

Buffer overflow in the ISLALERT.DLL ActiveX control associated with Personal Firewall / Internet Security 2004. The error occurs in the Get() and Set() functions used by ISAlertDataCOM. Arbitrary code execution can result, at the level of the current user.


It has been discovered that there is a serious vulnerability affecting the 2004 versions of Norton Personal Firewall and Internet Security. This particular vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to take over a vulnerable system and run code of their choice, as if they were the local user.


Select and run LiveUpdate from within Norton Personal Firewall 2004, or follow the link listed for Product Updates




External Tracking Data:

CVE-ID: CVE-2007-1689

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