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CVE-2007-1226 Detail

Description

McAfee VirusScan for Mac (Virex) before 7.7 patch 1 has weak permissions (0666) for /Library/Application Support/Virex/VShieldExclude.txt, which allows local users to reconfigure Virex to skip scanning of arbitrary files.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/02/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 2.7


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2342
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/461485/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22744 Exploit
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017707
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0777
https://knowledge.mcafee.com/SupportSite/dynamickc.do?externalId=518722&sliceId=SAL_Public&command=show&forward=nonthreadedKC&kcId=518722 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1226
NVD Published Date:
03/02/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018