Symantec Enterprise Security Manager Unquoted Search Path (SYM12-020)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of Symantec Enterprise Security Manager 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?ea3c4920

Solution :

Upgrade to Symantec Enterprise Security Manager 11.0 or apply the patch
in the vendor's advisory.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 69803 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56915

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4350

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