An unspecified ActiveX control in McAfee Virtual Technician (MVT) before 6.4, and ePO-MVT, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (Internet Explorer crash) via a crafted web site.
Published 2012-08-22 10:42:06
Updated 2012-08-22 10:42:06
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Execute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-4598

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2012-4598

  • McAfee Virtual Technician MVTControl GetObject Vulnerability
    Disclosure Date: 2012-04-30
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a vulnerability found in McAfee Virtual Technician's MVTControl. This ActiveX control can be abused by using the GetObject() function to load additional unsafe classes such as WScript.Shell, therefore allowing remote code execution under the c

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-4598

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References for CVE-2012-4598

Products affected by CVE-2012-4598

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