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CVE-2016-6590 Detail

Current Description

A privilege escalation vulnerability exists when loading DLLs during boot up and reboot in Symantec IT Management Suite 8.0 prior to 8.0 HF4 and Suite 7.6 prior to 7.6 HF7, Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 3.1 prior to 3.1 MP4, Symantec Endpoint Virtualization 7.x prior to 7.6 HF7, and Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.x prior to 10.4.1, which could let a local malicious user execute arbitrary code.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94279 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037302 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://support.symantec.com/us/en/article.symsa1385.html Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:encryption_desktop:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
10.0.0
Up to (excluding)
10.4.1
 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:endpoint_encryption:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
7.0
Up to (excluding)
7.6
 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:endpoint_encryption:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:ghost_solution_suite:3.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:ghost_solution_suite:3.1:maintenance_pack1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:ghost_solution_suite:3.1:maintenance_pack2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:ghost_solution_suite:3.1:maintenance_pack3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:it_management_suite:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:it_management_suite:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6590
NVD Published Date:
01/08/2020
NVD Last Modified:
01/21/2020