NGS00336 Patch Notification: Symantec Network Access Control Privilege Escalation

2013-02-11T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:29029
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2013-02-11T00:00:00

Description

Medium Risk Vulnerability in Symantec Network Access Control

04 February 2013

Gavin Jones of NCC Group has discovered a Medium risk vulnerability in Symantec Endpoint Protection Version 12.1.1000.157.105

Impact: Privilege escalation

Versions affected: Symantec Network Access Control v12.1 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=20121210_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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