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Vulnerability of Sophos Endpoint Protection: privilege escalation via Enhanced Tamper Protection

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Enhanced Tamper Protection of Sophos Endpoint Protection, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: Sophos AV.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 04/04/2018.
Références of this threat: CVE-2018-4863, VIGILANCE-VUL-25767.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Enhanced Tamper Protection of Sophos Endpoint Protection, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer threat bulletin impacts software or systems such as Sophos AV.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security threat 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 computer vulnerability alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Sophos Endpoint Protection: version 10.8.1.
The version 10.8.1 is fixed.
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