Unquoted service executable path in McAfee Endpoint Security (ENS) prior to 10.7.0 November 2020 Update allows local users to cause a denial of service and malicious file execution via carefully crafted and named executable files.
Published 2020-11-12 10:15:14
Updated 2023-11-15 19:12:41
Source Trellix
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-7331

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-7331

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:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
McAfee (DEFUNCT)
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
Trellix

CWE ids for CVE-2020-7331

  • The product uses a search path that contains an unquoted element, in which the element contains whitespace or other separators. This can cause the product to access resources in a parent path.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • psirt@mcafee.com (Primary)
    • trellixpsirt@trellix.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2020-7331

Products affected by CVE-2020-7331

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