Symantec Endpoint Encryption 11.x < 11.1.1 Unquoted Search Path Local Privilege Escalation (SYM16-006)

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Synopsis :

A drive encryption management agent installed on the remote Windows
host is affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The version of the Symantec Endpoint Encryption (SEE) Drive Encryption
Client installed on the remote Windows host is 11.x prior to 11.1.1.
It is, therefore, affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability due
to an unquoted search path in EEDService. A local attacker can exploit
this to escalate privileges.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?353a6a04

Solution :

Upgrade to Symantec Endpoint Encryption version 11.1.1 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 91124 ()

Bugtraq ID: 90050

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8156

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