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Vulnerability of Symantec Endpoint Protection: multiple vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Symantec Endpoint Protection.
Impacted software: SEP.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 12.
Creation date: 29/06/2016.
Références of this announce: CVE-2015-8801, CVE-2016-3647, CVE-2016-3648, CVE-2016-3649, CVE-2016-3650, CVE-2016-3651, CVE-2016-3652, CVE-2016-3653, CVE-2016-5304, CVE-2016-5305, CVE-2016-5306, CVE-2016-5307, SYM16-011, VIGILANCE-VUL-19996.

Description of the vulnerability 

Several vulnerabilities were announced in Symantec Endpoint Protection.

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery, in order to force the victim to perform operations. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-3647]

An attacker can try many authentication attempts since accounts are never locked. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-3648]

An attacker can get information on existing administrator accounts. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-3649]

An attacker can get server credentials. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-3650]

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting via a DOM interface, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-3651]

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting via a management console, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-3652]

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery via a management console, in order to force the victim to perform operations. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-3653]

An attacker can deceive the user, in order to redirect him to a malicious site. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-5304]

An attacker can change a DOM interface to manipulate a link on php script. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-5305]

An attacker can bypass "Strict transport security" rules using the port 8445. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-5306]

An attacker can traverse directories in the management console, in order to read a file outside the root path. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-5307]

An attacker can exploit race conditions, in order to escalate his privileges. [severity:1/4; CVE-2015-8801]
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This cybersecurity vulnerability impacts software or systems such as SEP.

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

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

This bulletin is about 12 vulnerabilities.

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

Solutions for this threat 

Symantec Endpoint Protection: version 12.1-RU6-MP5.
The version 12.1-RU6-MP5 is fixed:
  https://symantec.flexnetoperations.com/control/symc/registeranonymouslicensetoken
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