|CVSS SCORE||6.1, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H)|
This vulnerability allows local attackers to create a denial-of-service condition on affected installations of McAfee Total Protection. 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 implementation of the QuickClean feature. By creating a directory junction, an attacker can abuse QuickClean to delete a file. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to create a denial-of-service condition on the system.
McAfee has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: