McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 Patch 2 < HF778101 Local Privilege Escalation (SB10038)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an antivirus application that is affected
by a local privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The version of McAfee VirusScan Enterprise installed on the remote
Windows host is 8.8 Patch 2 prior to Hotfix 778101. It is, therefore,
affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability due to an unspecified
error related to the enforcement of security permissions. A local
attacker can exploit this to gain elevated privileges. Note that this
issue only affects installations where McAfee Access Protection has
been turned off.

See also :

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10038
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB76727

Solution :

Upgrade to McAfee VirusScan Enterprise version 8.8 Patch 2 HF778101
or Patch 3.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 72186 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58163

CVE ID:

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