CVE-2021-23887 Detail

Current Description

Privilege Escalation vulnerability in McAfee Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Endpoint for Windows prior to 11.6.100 allows a local, low privileged, attacker to write to arbitrary controlled kernel addresses. This is achieved by launching applications, suspending them, modifying the memory and restarting them when they are monitored by McAfee DLP through the hdlphook driver.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  McAfee
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10354 Not Applicable 
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10357 Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management Provider acceptance level McAfee  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-23887
NVD Published Date:
04/15/2021
NVD Last Modified:
04/27/2021
Source:
McAfee