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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1538

** DISPUTED ** McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.5.0.i uses insecure permissions for certain Windows Registry keys, which allows local users to bypass local password protection via the UIP value in (1) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\DesktopProtection or (2) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Network Associates\TVD\VirusScan Entreprise\CurrentVersion. NOTE: this issue has been disputed by third-party researchers, stating that the default permissions for HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE does not allow for write access and the product does not modify the inherited permissions. There might be an interaction error with another product.
Publish Date : 2007-03-20 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-1538

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mcafee Virusscan Enterprise 8.5i Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mcafee Virusscan Enterprise 1

- References For CVE-2007-1538

http://homepage.mac.com/adonismac/Advisory/bypass_mcafee_entreprise_password.html
http://homepage.mac.com/adonismac/Advisory/crack_mcafee_password_protection.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/463091/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070317 Re: Bypassing Mcafee Entreprise Password Protection
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/463074/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070317 Bypassing Mcafee Entreprise Password Protection
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/463187/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070319 RE: Bypassing Mcafee Entreprise Password Protection
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017791
SECTRACK 1017791
http://www.osvdb.org/33800
OSVDB 33800

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1538

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


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