Symantec Endpoint Response to Microsoft Monthly Security Bulletins

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Issue/Introduction

This document describes current Symantec product detections for the Microsoft vulnerabilities for which Microsoft releases patches in their monthly Security Bulletins.

Note: This article will update monthly according to the bulletin release schedule.

Resolution

  • December 2020


    For the
    December release Microsoft addressed 58 vulnerabilities.
    At this time, Symantec is still in the process of investigating potential signatures based on the available information. Further updates will be made when they become available.

  • November 2020

For the November release Microsoft addressed 112 vulnerabilities.

Symantec has introduced the following product detections based on available information:

CVE-2020-17087

AV - Exp.CVE-2020-17087

CVE-2020-17088

AV - Exp.CVE-2020-17088

CVE-2020-17053

IPS - Web Attack: Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2020-17053

Symantec continues to monitor in the wild usage and/or coverage feasibility for the other announced vulnerabilities and may add additional coverage where required.

  • October 2020 

For the October release Microsoft addressed 87 vulnerabilities.

Symantec has introduced the following product detections based on available information:

CVE-2020-16898

AV - Exp.CVE-2020-16898

Symantec continues to monitor in the wild usage and/or coverage feasibility for the other announced vulnerabilities and may add additional coverage where required.

  • September 2020 

For the August release Microsoft addressed 129 vulnerabilities.

Symantec has introduced the following product detections based on available information:

CVE-2020-0664

IPS - Attack: Microsoft Active Directory CVE-2020-0664

Symantec continues to monitor in the wild usage and/or coverage feasibility for the other announced vulnerabilities and may add additional coverage where required.

 

  • August 2020 

For the August release Microsoft addressed 120 vulnerabilities.

Symantec has introduced the following product detections based on available information:

CVE-2020-1472

AV:  Exp.CVE-2020-1472
IPS: 
OS Attack: Microsoft Netlogon CVE-2020-1472
OS Attack: Microsoft Netlogon CVE-2020-1472 2
OS Attack: Microsoft Netlogon CVE-2020-1472 3

CVE-2020-1380

AV - Exp.CVE-2020-1380

IPS - Web Attack: Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2020-1380 

CVE-2020-1567

IPS - Web Attack: Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution

CVE-2020-1570 

IPS - Web Attack: Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2020-1570

CVE-2020-1587

AV - Exp.CVE-2020-1587

Symantec continues to monitor in the wild usage and/or coverage feasibility for the other announced vulnerabilities and may add additional coverage where required.

 

  • July 2020

 For the July release Microsoft addressed 125 vulnerabilities.

Symantec has introduced the following product detections based on available information:

CVE-2020-1147

IPS - Web Attack: Microsoft .NET Framework CVE-2020-1147

CVE-2020-1403

IPS - Web Attack: Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects RCE CVE-2019-0888

CVE-2020-1410

IPS - Web Attack: Microsoft Windows Address Book CVE-2020-1410 Download

CVE-2020-1350

IPS - OS Attack: Microsoft DNS Server CVE-2020-1350

Symantec continues to monitor in the wild usage and/or coverage feasibility for the other announced vulnerabilities and may add additional coverage where required.

 

  • Reference: 

AV Signatures:  https://www.broadcom.com/support/security-center/a-z

IPS Signatures: https://www.broadcom.com/support/security-center/attacksignatures

Symantec continues to monitor in the wild usage and/or coverage feasibility for the other announced vulnerabilities and may add additional coverage where required.

 

Additional Information

This document describes current Symantec product detections for the Microsoft vulnerabilities for which Microsoft releases patches in their monthly Security Bulletins. Vulnerabilities that are not listed here were not covered at the time of Microsoft release. 

Please inquire with your Support agent for more information.