Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager < 12.1 RU3 (SYM13-005) (credentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The endpoint management application installed on the remote Windows
host is affected by a code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager installed on the
remote host is a version prior to 12.1 RU3. It is, therefore,
potentially affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability in the
'secars.dll' component. By exploiting this flaw, a remote,
unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code on the remote
host subject to the privileges of the user running the affected
application.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7a400dff

Solution :

Upgrade to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU3 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 66927 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60542

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1612

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