Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager up to 12.1 RU6 MP9/14.2 DLL Loader untrusted search path

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A vulnerability was found in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager up to 12.1 RU6 MP9/14.2 (Anti-Malware Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the component DLL Loader. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-426. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 04/15/2019 as SYMSA1479 as confirmed security advisory (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-18367 since 10/15/2018. Local access is required to approach this attack. Required for exploitation is a single authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/02/2020).

Applying the patch 14.2 RU1 is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

See 134052 and 134097 for similar entries.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Vendor Base Score (Symantec): 6.7
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NVD Base Score: 7.8
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-426
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Patch
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Patch: 14.2 RU1


10/15/2018 🔍
04/15/2019 +182 days 🔍
04/15/2019 +0 days 🔍
04/26/2019 +11 days 🔍
06/02/2020 +403 days 🔍



Advisory: SYMSA1479
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-18367 (🔍)
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Created: 04/26/2019 08:17 AM
Updated: 06/02/2020 03:27 PM
Changes: (1) advisory_confirm_url
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