McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 Patch 2 < HF778101 Local Privilege Escalation (SB10038)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72186
SynopsisThe remote Windows host has an antivirus application that is affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpgrade to McAfee VirusScan Enterprise version 8.8 Patch 2 HF778101 or Patch 3.