A vulnerability has been reported in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions.
The vulnerability is caused due to the application not properly verifying the authentication of authorised users, which can be exploited to gain the privileges of other user accounts e.g. administrators.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 22.214.171.124.
Solution: Update to version 126.96.36.199.
Provided and/or discovered by: The vendor credits Jennia Hizver.
Original Advisory: Symantec (SYM14-001):
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Subject: Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager User Validation Security Bypass Vulnerability
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