This security bulletin contains one critical risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Symantec Security Analytics web UI. A remote unauthenticated attacker can send specially crafted request to the application and execute arbitrary OS commands on the target system with elevated privileges.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Symantec Security Analytics: 18.104.22.168768 - 22.214.171.124066External links
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.