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McAfee Agent: CVE-2021-31847: Mcafee agent for windows update fixes three vulnerabilities (SB10369)

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McAfee Agent: CVE-2021-31847: Mcafee agent for windows update fixes three vulnerabilities (SB10369)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/22/2021
Created
03/08/2022
Added
03/07/2022
Modified
03/07/2022

Description

Improper access control vulnerability in the repair process for McAfee Agent for Windows prior to 5.7.4 could allow a local attacker to perform a DLL preloading attack using unsigned DLLs. This would result in elevation of privileges and the ability to execute arbitrary code as the system user, through not correctly protecting a temporary directory used in the repair process and not checking the DLL signature.

Solution(s)

  • mcafee-agent-upgrade-5-7-4

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