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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1226

McAfee VirusScan for Mac (Virex) before 7.7 patch 1 has weak permissions (0666) for /Library/Application Support/Virex/VShieldExclude.txt, which allows local users to reconfigure Virex to skip scanning of arbitrary files.
Publish Date : 2007-03-02 Last Update Date : 2008-11-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-1226

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mcafee Virex 7.7 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mcafee Virex 1

- References For CVE-2007-1226

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017707
SECTRACK 1017707
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22744
BID 22744 McAfee VirusScan Virex Insecure File Creation and Scan Bypass Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-02-28
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/461485/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070227 [NETRAGARD-20070220 SECURITY ADVISORY] [McAfee VirusScan for Mac (Virex) Local root exploit and Scan Bypass]
https://knowledge.mcafee.com/SupportSite/dynamickc.do?externalId=518722&sliceId=SAL_Public&command=show&forward=nonthreadedKC&kcId=518722 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/24337
SECUNIA 24337
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0777
VUPEN ADV-2007-0777
http://osvdb.org/33798
OSVDB 33798
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2342
SREASON 2342

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1226

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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