Improper privilege management vulnerability in McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool prior to version 10.4.128 could allow a local user to modify a configuration file and perform a LOLBin (Living off the land) attack. This could result in the user gaining elevated permissions and being able to execute arbitrary code, through not correctly checking the integrity of the configuration file.
Published 2022-06-20 11:15:10
Updated 2023-11-16 03:14:06
Source Trellix
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-1823

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-2022-1823

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
7.9
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:H
1.5
5.8
McAfee (DEFUNCT)
7.9
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:H
1.5
5.8
Trellix

CWE ids for CVE-2022-1823

  • 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:
    • psirt@mcafee.com (Primary)
    • trellixpsirt@trellix.com (Secondary)

Products affected by CVE-2022-1823

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