McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 < 8.8 Patch 1 DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an antivirus application that is affected
by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host has a version of McAfee VirusScan Enterprise
(VSE) 8.8 prior to 8.8 Patch 1. It is, therefore, affected by a denial
of service vulnerability due to a flaw in Self Protection. Malicious
software can change the NTFS folder permissions on VSE folders and
disable the software.

See also :

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB72032

Solution :

Upgrade to VSE 8.8 Patch 1 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 72349 ()

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