Privilege Escalation vulnerability in McAfee Exploit Detection and Response (EDR) for Mac prior to 3.1.0 Hotfix 1 allows a malicious script or program to perform functions that the local executing user has not been granted access to.
Published 2020-05-08 13:15:11
Updated 2021-09-08 17:22:44
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-7288

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 10 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-7288

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.1
6.0
McAfee (DEFUNCT)

CWE ids for CVE-2020-7288

  • The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product does not handle or incorrectly handles when it has insufficient privileges to perform an operation, leading to resultant weaknesses.
    Assigned by: psirt@mcafee.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2020-7288

Products affected by CVE-2020-7288

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