Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2018-5237

Assigned:2018-06-20
Published:2018-06-20
Updated:2018-08-11
Summary:Symantec Endpoint Protection prior to 14 RU1 MP1 or 12.1 RU6 MP10 could be susceptible to a privilege escalation vulnerability, which is a type of issue that allows a user to gain elevated access to resources that are normally protected at lower access levels.
CVSS v3 Severity:8.8 High (CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
7.7 High (Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
6.1 Medium (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:L)
5.3 Medium (CCN Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): Low
CVSS v2 Severity:6.5 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): Single_Instance
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): Partial
5.2 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:C/A:P)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): Single_Instance
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Partial
Vulnerability Type:CWE-264
References:Source: BID
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
104199

Source: SECTRACK
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
1041180

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
symantec-cve20185237-priv-esc(145142)

Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.SYMSA1454.html

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:symantec:endpoint_protection:12.1:ru6mp10:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:symantec:endpoint_protection:14.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:symantec:endpoint_protection:14.0:ru1mp1:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/a:symantec:endpoint_protection:12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:symantec:endpoint_protection:14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    symantec endpoint protection 12.1 ru6mp10
    symantec endpoint protection 14.0
    symantec endpoint protection 14.0 ru1mp1
    symantec endpoint protection 12.1
    symantec endpoint protection 14