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Symantec patches critical vulnerabilities in Endpoint Protection


Securityweek – (International) Security researchers from Code White discovered 6 vulnerabilities in Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 12.1, including an authentication bypass, 3 path traversals, a privilege escalation, multiple structured query language (SQL) injections, and a high severity binary planting flaw which could allow an unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the SEP Manager (SEPM) server and on SEP clients running Microsoft Windows. Symantec released a patch addressing the vulnerabilities and users are urged to update their SEP installations.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:55