McAfee VirusScan Enterprise Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Source: Internet
Author: User
Tags virus scan

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Affected Systems:
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 Patch 2
Bugtraq id: 58163

McAfee VirusScan is a popular real-time virus protection application.

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 Patch 2 after the Administrator enables access protection, a VSE component allows permission escalation. authenticated users can exploit this vulnerability to escalate permissions. This vulnerability affects access protection and self-protection VSE 8.8 Patch 2.

<* Source: vendor

Https:// Page = content & id = SB10038

Vendor patch:

McAfee has released a Security Bulletin (SB10038) for this purpose and corresponding patches:
SB10038: McAfee Security Bulletin-Virus Scan Enterprise update fixes a potential privilege escalation vulnerability when access protection is turned off
Link: Page = content & id = SB10038

Patch download:

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