Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager < 12.1 RU4 MP1a OpenSSL Heartbeat Information Disclosure (Heartbleed)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73964
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Synopsis

The version of Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager installed on the remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the version of Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) installed on the remote host is affected by an out-of-bounds read error, known as the 'Heartbleed Bug' in the included OpenSSL version.

This error is related to handling TLS heartbeat extensions that could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information such as primary key material, secondary key material, and other protected content. Note this affects both client and server modes of operation.

Solution

Upgrade to 12.1 RU4 MP1a or later.

See Also

https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.TECH216558.html

http://www.heartbleed.com

https://eprint.iacr.org/2014/140

https://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html#2014-0160

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20140407.txt

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73964

File Name: symantec_endpoint_prot_mgr_12_1_ru4_mp1a.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/12/2014

Updated: 11/26/2019

Dependencies: symantec_endpoint_prot_mgr_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0160

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:endpoint_protection_manager

Required KB Items: SMB/sep_manager/path, SMB/sep_manager/ver

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/9/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2014

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0160

BID: 66690

CERT: 720951

EDB-ID: 32745, 32764, 32791, 32998