Symantec Endpoint Protection: Privilege Escalation

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Author: Matteo Memelli

Symantec Endpoint Protection Vulnerability

In a recent engagement, we had the opportunity to audit the Symantec Antivirus Endpoint Protection solution, where we found a multitude of vulnerabilities. Some of these made it to CERT, while others have been scheduled for review during our upcoming AWE course at Black Hat 2014, Las Vegas. Ironically, the same software that was meant to protect the organization under review was the reason for its compromise.

We’ll be publishing the code for this privilege escalation exploit in the next few days. In the meantime, you can check out our demo video of the exploitation process – best viewed in full screen.

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