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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   McAfee Data Loss Prevention Vendors:   McAfee
McAfee Data Loss Prevention Access Control Flaw Lets Local Users Bypass Self-Protection Security Restrictions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035132
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 1 2016
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in McAfee Data Loss Prevention. A local user can bypass security restrictions.

A local administrative user can bypass the McAfee self-protection mechanism to access and modify registry settings and files on the target system.

The vendor was notified in November 2014.

Maurizio Agazzini (aka inode) from reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can bypass security controls to access and modify settings and files on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.3 Patch 6, 9.4 Patch 1 HF3).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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