CVE-2016-3984

NVD - CVE-2016-3984

CVE-2016-3984 Detail

Current Description

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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lab.mediaservice.net/advisory/2016-01-mcafee.txt Exploit 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/Mar/13
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035130
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10151 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39531/ Exploit 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3984
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/18/2016
Source:
MITRE