Symantec Management Platform 7.0 and 7.1 Agent Vulnerability

Article:HOWTO85078  |  Created: 2013-08-26  |  Updated: 2013-10-08  |  Article URL
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A vulnerability in versions 7.0 and 7.1 of the Symantec Management Platform (SMP) agent was reported.  The vulnerability has been remediated in the Altiris IT Management 7.1 SP2 MP1.1 v7 rollup release, which is available here.

There are no known exploits affecting Altiris IT Management Suite 6.0.  IT Management Suite 7.5 is also not affected by this vulnerability.

More information regarding the vulnerability can be found in the associated Symantec Security Advisory and the attached FAQ document.


Symantec Management Platform 7.0 and 7.1 Agent Vulnerability FAQ document
Symantec_Management_Platform_7.0_and_7.1_Agent_Vulnerability_FAQ.pdf (102 kBytes)

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