Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security: Critical Fix KB13520

 

 

Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security

 
 
 

Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security: Critical Fix KB13520

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2017 Apr 14 ID: 13520
 
 
 
 

Description

Kaspersky Lab has fixed the vulnerabilities found in Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security by the Positive Technologies company:

  1. The Applications Launch Control component was unable to manage properly a large number of applications launching simultaneously. As a result, some applications were allowed to launch, even if these applications were to be strictly denied by the rules. 
  2. The versions fixed provide the improved algorithm for the processing of a big quantity of applications launches and guarantee strict denial for a PowerShell script execution through placing the script body into the command line.
  3. No access restrictions on connection to the Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security filter driver were applied for other applications.

Affected versions

  • Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security 1.1
  • Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security 1.1 MR1

Versions fixed

The vulnerability was fixed in Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security 2.0 and Critical Fix KB13520.

To eliminate the vulnerability from Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security 1.1, use one of the options given below:

  • Upgrade the Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security to version 1.1 MR1 and apply Critical Fix KB13520: for x86, x64.
  • Upgrade Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security to the version 2.0

To eliminate the vulnerability from Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security 1.1 MR 1, use one of the options given below:

  • Apply Critical Fix KB13520: for x86, x64.
  • Upgrade Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security to the version 2.0

Acknowledgements

We would like to extend our thanks to the Positive Technologies for reporting these bugs to Kaspersky Lab.

 
 
 
 
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