|CVSS SCORE||7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)|
This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of McAfee Endpoint Security. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the installer. The issue results from incorrect permissions set on a resource used by the installer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM.
McAfee has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: