CVE-2016-6589

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.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 08, 2020
Last ModifiedJanuary 21, 2020
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-269
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.4
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.4
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationSymantecEncryption Desktop********10.0.010.4.1
    2.3ApplicationSymantecEndpoint Encryption********7.07.6
    2.3ApplicationSymantecEndpoint Encryption7.6*******
    2.3ApplicationSymantecGhost Solution Suite3.1-******
    2.3ApplicationSymantecGhost Solution Suite3.1CVE-2016-6590******
    2.3ApplicationSymantecGhost Solution Suite3.1maintenance_pack1******
    2.3ApplicationSymantecGhost Solution Suite3.1maintenance_pack2******
    2.3ApplicationSymantecIt Management Suite7.6*******
    2.3ApplicationSymantecIt Management Suite8.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Symantec Encryption Desktop *
Symantec It Management Suite 7.6, 8.0
Symantec Endpoint Encryption *, 7.6
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 3.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94279http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94279MISCThird Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037302http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037302MISCThird Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://support.symantec.com/us/en/article.symsa1385.htmlhttps://support.symantec.com/us/en/article.symsa1385.htmlCONFIRMVendor Advisory