McAfee Virtual Technician McHealthCheck.dll ActiveX Control Save() Method Arbitrary File Overwrite (SB10040)

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Synopsis :

An ActiveX control installed on the remote Windows host can be abused
to overwrite arbitrary files.

Description :

The remote Windows host has a version of the McAfee Virtual Technician
/ ePolicy Orchestrator McHealthCheck.dll ActiveX control that allows
arbitrary files to be corrupted / overwritten due to a flaw in the
Save() method.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into viewing a
specially crafted HTML document, this issue could potentially be
leveraged to overwrite files, potentially leading to remote code

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to McAfee Virtual Technician 7.1 / ePolicy Orchestrator 1.1.0
or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 65942 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58750

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5879

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