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VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - December 11, 2012

by Carol~ Moderator - 12/11/12 10:49 AM

Symantec Endpoint Protection Management Console Code Execution Vulnerabilities

Release Date : 2012-12-11

Criticality level : Moderately critical
Impact : System access
Where : From local network
Solution Status : Vendor Patch

Software: Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.x
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.x
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.x
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 12.x

Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Symantec Endpoint Protection, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to unspecified errors within the management console. No further information is currently available.

The vulnerabilities are reported in the following versions:
* Symantec Endpoint Protection version 11.0
* Symantec Endpoint Protection version 12.0
* Symantec Endpoint Protection version 12.1

Solution:
Update to a fixed version.

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits an anonymous person via Beyond Security SSD.

Original Advisory:
Symantec (SYM12-019):
http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20121210_00

http://secunia.com/advisories/51527/

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