McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 < 8.8 Patch 1 DoS
High Nessus Plugin ID 72349
SynopsisThe remote Windows host has an antivirus application that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host has a version of McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) 8.8 prior to 8.8 Patch 1. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to a flaw in Self Protection. Malicious software can change the NTFS folder permissions on VSE folders and disable the software.
SolutionUpgrade to VSE 8.8 Patch 1 or later.