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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2004-0831
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:39:33
Published 14 Sep 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2004-0831

Summary

McAfee VirusScan 4.5.1 does not drop SYSTEM privileges before allowing users to browse for files via the "System Scan" properties of the System Tray applet, which could allow local users to gain privileges.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Mcafee Virusscan 4.5

  • Mcafee Virusscan 4.5.1


References

IDEFENSE - 20040914 McAfee VirusScan Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

XF - mcafee-virusscan-gain-privileges(17367)

BUGTRAQ - 20040915 McAfee VirusScan Privilege Escalation Vulnerability [iDEFENSE]


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:46