Symantec Endpoint Protection Privilege Escalation Vulnerability(CVE-2020-5837)

Overview A Privilege Escalation vulnerability has found in the Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) which allows attacker to create file anywhere in the system. Description Symantec Endpoint Protection create scanning log at “C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\Logs” with high privileges It’s possible to save scanning logs  at different location using symbolic link. In windows to create symbolic link … Continue reading “Symantec Endpoint Protection Privilege Escalation Vulnerability(CVE-2020-5837)”

Privilege Escalation in Microsoft Windows BITS(CVE-2020-0787)

Vulnerability overview The Microsoft Windows Background Intelligent Transfer Service(BITS) is vulnerable to Elevation of Privilege. Vulnerability occurs due to incorrect handling of symbolic links. Background Intelligent Transfer Service(BITS) is a Microsoft component used to transfer files using idle bandwidth. Vulnerability Description To check where vulnerability actually exists, we will first analyse the behaviour of Legacy … Continue reading “Privilege Escalation in Microsoft Windows BITS(CVE-2020-0787)”