Privilege Escalation vulnerability in a Windows system driver of McAfee Drive Encryption (DE) prior to 7.3.0 could allow a local non-admin user to gain elevated system privileges via exploiting an unutilized memory buffer.
Published 2021-10-01 10:15:07
Updated 2021-10-07 21:57:35
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-23893

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-2021-23893

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
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.0
6.0
McAfee (DEFUNCT)

CWE ids for CVE-2021-23893

  • 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)
    • psirt@mcafee.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2021-23893

Products affected by CVE-2021-23893

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