The McAfee VirusScan Console (mcconsol.exe) in McAfee Active Response (MAR) before 1.1.0.161, Agent (MA) 5.x before 5.0.2 Hotfix 1110392 (5.0.2.333), Data Exchange Layer 2.x (DXL) before 2.0.1.140.1, Data Loss Prevention Endpoint (DLPe) 9.3 before Patch 6 and 9.4 before Patch 1 HF3, Device Control (MDC) 9.3 before Patch 6 and 9.4 before Patch 1 HF3, Endpoint Security (ENS) 10.x before 10.1, Host Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS) 8.0 before 8.0.0.3624, and VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) 8.8 before P7 (8.8.0.1528) on Windows allows local administrators to bypass intended self-protection rules and disable the antivirus engine by modifying registry keys.
Published 2016-04-08 15:59:10
Updated 2016-05-18 21:28:47
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-3984

0.09%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 37 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-3984

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.6
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
3.9
4.9
NIST
5.1
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H
0.8
4.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-3984

  • The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-3984

Products affected by CVE-2016-3984

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