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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:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035132
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 Mediaservice.net 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:

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10151

Vendor URL:  kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10151 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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