Vulnerability Details

Symantec Encryption Desktop Multiple DoS Vulnerabilities (Windows)

Published: 2017-11-02 11:50:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Summary:
The host is installed with Symantec Encryption Desktop and is prone to multiple denial-of-service vulnerabilities.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws exists due to a kernel memory leak that can occur when a computer program incorrectly manages memory allocations in such a way that memory which is no longer needed is not released. In object-oriented programming, a memory leak may happen when an object is stored in memory but cannot be accessed by the running code.Also there exists additional flaw which allows particular machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users by temporarily or indefinitely disrupting services of a specific host within a network

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attacker to cause denial-of-service conditions.

Affected Versions:
Symantec Encryption Desktop prior to version 10.4.1 MP2HF1

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Symantec Encryption Desktop version 10.4.1 MP2HF1 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13682
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13679

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101497
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101090

References:

https://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20171009_00#_Symantec_Encryption_Desktop

Severity
Low
CVSS Score
2.3
Published
2017-11-02
Modified
2019-05-17
Category
General

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