McAfee Security Scan Plus < 3.11.599.3 LiveSafe Non-certificate-based Authentication HTTP Backend-response Handling MitM Registry Value Manipulation (TS102723)

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Synopsis :

The security application installed on the remote Windows host is
affected by a MitM command execution vulnerability.

Description :

The version of McAfee Security Scan Plus installed on the remote
Windows host is prior to 3.11.599.3. It is, therefore, affected by
a flaw in the non-certificate-based authentication mechanism that is
triggered during the handling of HTTP backend-responses. This may
allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to make changes to the Windows
registry value associated with the McAfee update.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to McAfee Security Scan Plus version 3.11.599.3 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 103529 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-3897

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