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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Symantec Endpoint Protection Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Endpoint Protection Input Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027863
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027863
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-4348   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 12 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.0, 12.0, 12.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec Endpoint Protection. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The software does not properly validate user-supplied input. A remote user can with access to the console can execute arbitrary code. The code will run with the privileges of the target application.

An anonymous researcher reported this vulnerability via Beyond Security's SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure program.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (11.0 RU7-MP3, 12.1 RU2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20121210_00

Vendor URL:  www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20121210_00 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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