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NGS00336 Patch Notification: Symantec Network Access Control Privilege Escalation



Medium Risk Vulnerability in Symantec Network Access Control 

04 February 2013

Gavin Jones of NCC Group has discovered a Medium risk vulnerability in Symantec Endpoint Protection Version 12.1.1000.157.105

Impact: Privilege escalation

Versions affected: Symantec Network Access Control v12.1 and previous 

An updated version of the software has been released to address the vulnerability:
http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20121210_00

NCC Group is going to withhold details of this flaw for three months. This three month window will allow users the time needed to apply the patch before the details are released to the general public. This reflects the NCC Group approach to responsible disclosure.

NCC Group Research
http://www.nccgroup.com


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