CVE-2021-31840 Detail

Description

A vulnerability in the preloading mechanism of specific dynamic link libraries in McAfee Agent for Windows prior to 5.7.3 could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform a DLL preloading attack with unsigned DLLs. To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker would need to have valid credentials on the Windows system. This would result in the user gaining elevated permissions and being able to execute arbitrary code.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  McAfee
Base Score:  7.3 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10362

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-427 Uncontrolled Search Path Element Provider acceptance level McAfee  

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-31840
NVD Published Date:
06/10/2021
NVD Last Modified:
06/10/2021
Source:
McAfee