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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   McAfee Data Loss Prevention Vendors:   McAfee
McAfee Data Loss Prevention Bug Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031616
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 23 2015
Impact:   Root access via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.3.300 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in McAfee Data Loss Prevention. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can send specially crafted commands to a Windows kernel driver to gain elevated privileges.

Windows XP systems are affected.

Parvez Anwar from GreyHatHacker.NET reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.3 Patch 4 (9.3.400)).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (XP)
Underlying OS Comments:  Windows XP only

Message History:   None.

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