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CVE-2007-1227 Detail

Description

VShieldCheck in McAfee VirusScan for Mac (Virex) before 7.7 patch 1 allow local users to change permissions of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /Library/Application Support/Virex/VShieldExclude.txt, as demonstrated by symlinking to the root crontab file to execute arbitrary commands.

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

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 2.7


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

Evaluator Solution

Apply patch 1 for McAfee Virex version 7.7: https://mysupport.mcafee.com/eservice_enu/

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2342 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/461485/100/0/threaded Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22744 Exploit
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017707
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0777
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/32729

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1227
NVD Published Date:
03/02/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017