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CVE-2017-15526 Detail

Current Description

Prior to SEE v11.1.3MP1, Symantec Endpoint Encryption can be susceptible to a null pointer de-reference issue, which can result in a NullPointerException that can lead to a privilege escalation scenario.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/13/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15526
Original release date:
11/13/2017
Last revised:
11/29/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.8 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
0.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Adjacent
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
High
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.2 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
5.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Local network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101698 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 101698
https://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20171113_00 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20171113_00

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

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