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Category:   Application (Security)  >   McAfee VirusScan Vendors:   McAfee
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Windows Null Pointer Dereference Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037476
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037476
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 15 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network

Version(s): Enterprise for Windows 8.7i - 8.8 patch 4; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Windows. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a null pointer derefernce and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The original advisory is available at:

https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/535111

Shelby Kaba reported this vulnerability via US CERT/CC.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.mcafee.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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