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Symantec Endpoint Protection: Symantec Endpoint Protection Clients Local Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2016-9094)

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Symantec Endpoint Protection: Symantec Endpoint Protection Clients Local Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2016-9094)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/16/2018
Created
11/22/2019
Added
11/19/2019
Modified
09/01/2021

Description

Symantec Endpoint Protection clients place detected malware in quarantine as part of the intended product functionality. The quarantine logs can be exported for review by the user in a variety of formats including .CSV files. Prior to 14.0 MP1 and 12.1 RU6 MP7, the potential exists for file metadata to be interpreted and evaluated as a formula. Successful exploitation of an attack of this type requires considerable direct user-interaction from the user exporting and then opening the log files on the intended target client.

Solution(s)

  • symantec-endpoint-protection-upgrade-12_1_7166_6700
  • symantec-endpoint-protection-upgrade-14_0_2332_0100

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