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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Symantec Endpoint Protection Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Endpoint Protection 'sysplant' Driver Buffer Overflow Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030657
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-3434   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 4 2014
Original Entry Date:  Jul 30 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.0, 12.0; 12.1 prior to 12.1 RU4 MP1b
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec Endpoint Protection. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a buffer overflow in the Application and Device Control (ADC) 'sysplant' driver to execute arbitrary commands on the target system with system level privileges.

The vendor has been notified.

The original advisory is available at:

Offensive Security reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain system privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (12.1 RU4 MP1b).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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