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Secunia Security Advisory 50397

Secunia Security Advisory 50397
Posted Aug 24, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A security issue has been reported in McAfee Application Control / Change Control, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions.

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Secunia Security Advisory 50397

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TITLE:
McAfee Application Control / Change Control Password-Protected
Command Bypass

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50397

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50397/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50397

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-24

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50397/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50397/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50397

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A security issue has been reported in McAfee Application Control /
Change Control, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to
bypass certain security restrictions.

The security issue is caused due to a user being able to change the
file permissions for the "solidcore\passwd" file to read-only, which
overrides the feature prompting a user for a password before running
a password-protected command.

The security issue is reported in versions 5.1.0, 5.1.1, 5.1.2, and
6.0.0.

SOLUTION:
Apply hotfixes.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
The vendor credits Sebastian Obermeier, ABB Corporate Research.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
McAfee:
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10023

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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