Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager < 12.1 RU3 Code Execution

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6887


The endpoint management application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a code execution vulnerability.


Versions of Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager earlier than 12.1 RU3, are potentially affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability in the 'secars.dll' component. By exploiting this flaw, a remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the privileges of the user running the affected application.


Upgrade to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6887

File Name: 6887.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2013/06/27

Modified: 2016/09/12

Dependencies: 8764

Nessus ID: 66927

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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


Base Score: 8.7

Temporal Score: 7.5


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:endpoint_protection_manager

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/06/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1612

BID: 60542

OSVDB: 94421