Symantec Endpoint Encryption < 11.3.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (SYMSA1485)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 126626


A endpoint encryption agent installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities.


The version of the Symantec Endpoint Encryption (SEE) installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 11.3.0. It is, therefore, affected by a two privilege escalation vulnerabilities. An authenticated, local attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to gain elevated access to the system.


Upgrade to Symantec Endpoint Encryption version 11.3.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 126626

File Name: symantec_endpoint_encryption_drive_encryption_symsa1485.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Family: General

Published: 2019/07/11

Updated: 2019/10/18

Dependencies: 91125

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:endpoint_encryption

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Symantec Endpoint Encryption Drive Encryption Client

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

IAVB: 2019-B-0057