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Vulnerability of Norton, Symantec Endpoint Protection: privilege escalation via DLL Pre-loading

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via DLL Pre-loading of Norton or Symantec Endpoint Protection, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable products: Norton Antivirus Plus, Norton Internet Security, Norton Security, SEP.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 18/11/2016.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2016-5311, SYM16-021, VIGILANCE-VUL-21156.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via DLL Pre-loading of Norton or Symantec Endpoint Protection, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This security bulletin impacts software or systems such as Norton Antivirus Plus, Norton Internet Security, Norton Security, SEP.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Norton: version Live Update NGC 22.7.
The version Live Update NGC 22.7 is fixed.

Symantec Endpoint Protection: version Live Update NGC 22.8.0.50.
The version Live Update NGC 22.8.0.50 is fixed.
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