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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2000-1128
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:22:43
Published 09 Jan 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The default configuration of McAfee VirusScan 4.5 does not quote the ImagePath variable, which improperly sets the search path and allows local users to place a Trojan horse "common.exe" program in the C:\Program Files directory.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Mcafee Virusscan 4.5


BID - 1920

NTBUGTRAQ - 20001103 Elevation of Privileges Exploit with McAfee VirusScan 4.5

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:02