Symantec Encryption Desktop Multiple Vulnerabilities (SYMSA1485)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 126625

Synopsis

The remote host has a data encryption application installed that is affected by multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Symantec Encryption Desktop installed on the remote host is affected by two privilege escalation vulnerabilities. A local attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to gain elevated access to the system.

Solution

Follow vendor guidance provided within the advisory.

See Also

https://support.symantec.com/us/en/article.SYMSA1485.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 126625

File Name: symantec_encryption_desktop_symsa1485.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Family: General

Published: 2019/07/11

Updated: 2019/10/18

Dependencies: 77404, 77405

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9702

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:encryption_desktop, cpe:/a:symantec:pgp_desktop

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Symantec Encryption Desktop, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/06/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/06/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9702, CVE-2019-9703

BID: 108795, 108796