Symantec Endpoint Protection is prone to a local privilege escalation vulnerability. A local attacker can leverage this issue to gain elevated privileges. Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) versions prior to 14.2 RU2 are vulnerable.
Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Permit access to systems for trusted and accountable individuals only.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.