Symantec Encryption Desktop Local Access Elevation of Privilege Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote host has an application installed that is affected by
multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host has a version of Symantec Encryption Desktop (formerly
PGP Desktop) installed that is affected by two privilege escalation
vulnerabilities that can be triggered by exploiting a buffer overflow or
integer overflow flaw in 'pgpwded.sys'.

By running a specially crafted program, a local attacker could execute
arbitrary code with privileged access.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?511eade5

Solution :

Apply Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3.0 maintenance pack 1.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 64853 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57835
57170

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4351
CVE-2012-6533

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