Symantec Endpoint Protection custom polocies security bypass

symantec-endpoint-cve20135010-sec-bypass (90225) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Symantec Endpoint Protection could allow a local attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the improper handling of Application/Device Control (ADC) custom policies. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass policies and gain access to restricted files or directories.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.1
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

Refer to SYM14-001 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • SYM14-001 : Symantec Endpoint Protection Privilege Assumption, Policy Bypass, Local Elevation of Privilege .
  • BID-64129: Symantec Endpoint Protection CVE-2013-5010 Local Unauthorized Access Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-5010: The Application/Device Control (ADC) component in the client in Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 11.x before 11.0.7.4 and 12.x before 12.1.2 RU2 and Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.x before 12.1.2 RU2 does not properly handle custom polices, which allows local users to bypass intended policy restrictions and access files or directories via unspecified vectors.
  • SA56345: Symantec Endpoint Protection Application/Device Control Policy Security Bypass Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1

Reported:

Jan 09, 2014

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