Port 1344 Details
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||Stack-based buffer overflow in Symantec Decomposer, as used in certain Symantec antivirus products including Symantec Scan Engine, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed RAR file to the Internet Content Adaptation Protocol (ICAP) port 1344.
References: [CVE-2008-0309], [BID-27913]
Symantec Decomposer, as used in certain Symantec antivirus products including Symantec Scan Engine 5.1.2 and other versions before 126.96.36.199, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a malformed RAR file to the Internet Content Adaptation Protocol (ICAP) port (1344/tcp).
References: [CVE-2008-0308] [BID-27911] [SECUNIA-29140]
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 1344
Well Known Ports: 0 through 1023.
Registered Ports: 1024 through 49151.
Dynamic/Private : 49152 through 65535.
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