Symantec Critical System Protection for Windows Security Bypass (SYM14-008)

high Nessus Plugin ID 73947


The remote windows host has a security application installed that is potentially affected by a security bypass vulnerability.


The version of Symantec Critical System Protection installed on the remote Windows host is a version prior to 5.2.9. It is, therefore, potentially affected by a security bypass vulnerability. The default policy settings are affected by a policy bypass when installed on an unpatched Windows host.


Upgrade to Symantec Critical System Protection 5.2.9 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73947

File Name: symantec_critical_system_protection_sym14-008.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/9/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:critical_system_protection

Required KB Items: SMB/Symantec Critical System Protection/Path, SMB/Symantec Critical System Protection/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/8/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/2/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5016

BID: 67161