Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager up to 12.1 Management Console path traversal

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A vulnerability was found in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager up to 12.1 (Anti-Malware Software). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component Management Console. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a path traversal vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-22. The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory. As an impact it is known to affect integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Directory traversal vulnerability in the management console in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) 12.1 before 12.1-RU6-MP1 allows remote authenticated users to read arbitrary files via a relative pathname in a client installation package.

The weakness was presented 07/30/2015 with Code White (Website). The advisory is available at symantec.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-1490 since 02/05/2015. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. The requirement for exploitation is a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1006 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 85256 (Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.x / 12.x < 12.1 RU6 MP1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (SYM15-007)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 123784 (Symantec Endpoint Protection Multiple Security Vulnerabilities (SYM15-007)).

Upgrading to version 12.1-RU6-MP1 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (105260) and Tenable (85256). See 76854, 76855, 76856 and 76857 for similar entries.

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Class: Path traversal
CWE: CWE-22
ATT&CK: T1006

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Nessus ID: 85256
Nessus Name: Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.x / 12.x < 12.1 RU6 MP1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (SYM15-007)
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OpenVAS ID: 800609
OpenVAS Name: Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Multiple Vulnerabilities August15
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Endpoint Protection Manager 12.1-RU6-MP1

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Vendor: symantec.com

Advisory: symantec.com
Organization: Code White
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-1490 (🔍)
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X-Force: 105260 - Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager directory traversal
SecurityTracker: 1033165
Vulnerability Center: 51694 - Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Remote Path Traversal Vulnerability via Relative Pathname, Medium
SecurityFocus: 76081 - Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager CVE-2015-1490 Directory Traversal Vulnerability

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Created: 08/02/2015 07:23 PM
Updated: 06/07/2022 09:10 AM
Changes: 08/02/2015 07:23 PM (61), 09/09/2017 05:39 AM (16), 06/07/2022 09:07 AM (3), 06/07/2022 09:10 AM (2)
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