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CVE-2018-6674 Detail

Current Description

Privilege Escalation vulnerability in Microsoft Windows client (McTray.exe) in McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) 8.8 prior to Patch 13 allows local users to spawn unrelated processes with elevated privileges via the system administrator granting McTray.exe elevated privileges (by default it runs with the current user's privileges).

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 3.9 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  McAfee
Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10237 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-311 Missing Encryption of Sensitive Data NIST  
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls McAfee  
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management McAfee  
CWE-274 Improper Handling of Insufficient Privileges McAfee  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mcafee:virusscan_enterprise:8.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6674
NVD Published Date:
05/25/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019