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Symantec issues update fixing Endpoint Protection zero-day


Help Net Security - (International) Symantec issued a patch for its Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) security solution to address a zero-day vulnerability identified by Offensive Security researchers that could allow an attacker with access to the target computer to escalate admin privileges or cause a denial of service (DoS) situation. The vulnerability can not be exploited remotely but the exploit code is publicly available.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:17