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Old 26th January 2012
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Default pcAnywhere let anyone anywhere inject code into PCs

From http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/01...nywhere_patch/

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Symantec is urging users to patch pcAnywhere, its remote control application, following the discovery of a brace of serious security flaws.

The most severe of the two holes allows hackers to remotely inject code into vulnerable systems - made possible because a service on TCP port 5631 permits a fixed-length buffer overflow during the authentication process. This line of attack ought to be blocked by a properly configured firewall, but it'd be stupid to rely on that without patching vulnerable systems.
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