McAfee Security Scan Plus < 3.11.599.3 LiveSafe Non-certificate-based Authentication HTTP Backend-response Handling MitM Registry Value Manipulation (TS102723)
High Nessus Plugin ID 103529
SynopsisThe security application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a MitM command execution vulnerability.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpgrade to McAfee Security Scan Plus version 3.11.599.3 or later.