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NGS00315 Patch Notification: Symantec Enterprise Security Management Agent Privilege Escalation Feb 04 2013 09:38AM
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Medium Risk Vulnerability in Symantec Enterprise Security Management

04 February 2013

Gavin Jones of NCC Group has discovered a Medium risk vulnerability in Symantec Enterprise Security Management 9.0.1 Agent (version 9.0.1153.20001)

Impact: Privilege escalation

Versions affected: Symantec Enterprise Security Manager (and Agent) for Windows v10.x and previous

An updated version of the software has been released to address the vulnerability:
http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid
=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20121213_00

NCC Group is going to withhold details of this flaw for three months. This three month window will allow users the time needed to apply the patch before the details are released to the general public. This reflects the NCC Group approach to responsible disclosure.

NCC Group Research
http://www.nccgroup.com

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