Symantec Encryption Desktop Unquoted Search Path

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


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an encryption application installed that
uses an unquoted service path.

Description :

The version of Symantec Encryption Desktop or Symantec PGP Desktop
installed on the remote host has a service that uses an unquoted search
path that contains at least one whitespace. A local attacker could gain
elevated privileges by inserting an executable file in the path of the
affected service.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?39270a1e

Solution :

Upgrade to Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3.0 MP3 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 69307 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61489

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1610

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