Symantec Endpoint Protection CVE-2019-18372 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Risk

Medium

Date Discovered

November 14, 2019

Description

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.

Technologies Affected

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11 RU7
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11 RU7 MP1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 MR1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 MR2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 MR3
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU4
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU5
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU6 MP1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU6 MP2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU6 MP3
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU6 MP4
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU6(11.0.600x)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU6-MP1(11.0.61
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU6-MP1(11.0.6100)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU6-MP2(11.0.62
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU6-MP2(11.0.6200)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU6-MP3(11.0.63
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU6-MP3(11.0.6300)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU7 MP1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU7 MP2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU7-MP3
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 Ru6
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 Ru6a
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 Ru6mp1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 Ru6mp2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.1 Mp1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.1 Mp2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.1000.1375 (MR1)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.1002.1378 (MR1-PP2)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.1005.1428 (MR1-PP5)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.2 Mp1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.2 Mp2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.2000.1567 (MR2)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.2001.10 (MR2-PP1)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.2010.25 (MR2-MP1)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.2020.56 (MR2-MP2)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3001
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3001.2224 (MR3)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.4
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.4 Mp1a
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.4 Mp2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.4000
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.4000.2295 (MR4)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.4000.2295
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.4010.19 (MR4-MP1)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.4010.26 (MR4-Mp1a)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.4202.75
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.6000
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.6100
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.6200
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.6200.754
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.6300
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7.1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7.2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7.3
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7.4
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7000
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7100
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.780.1109 (STM)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.781.1287 (STM-PP1)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.1.1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.0
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.0 Small Business
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.0.2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 MP5
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 MP1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU1-MP1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU3
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU4 MP1b
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU6
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU6 MP10
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU6 MP5
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU6 MP6
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU6 MP7
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU6 MP9
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU7
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 Small Business
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.1.1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.1000
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 RU2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2.1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2015.2015
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.3
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.4
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.4013
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.4100.4126
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.5
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 MP4
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 MP5
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.671
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.7454.7000
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.7454.7000 Small Business
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.7484.7002
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 RU1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 RU1 MP1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 MP1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0.3752.1000
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0.3929
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.2 MP1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.2 RU1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.2 RU1 MP1

Recommendations

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.

References

Credits

gweeperx working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative


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