CVE-2021-31840

Published on: 06/10/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 06/10/2021 06:50:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of McAfee Agent For Windows from McAfeeLLC contain the following vulnerability:

A vulnerability in the preloading mechanism of specific dynamic link libraries in McAfee Agent for Windows prior to 5.7.3 could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform a DLL preloading attack with unsigned DLLs. To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker would need to have valid credentials on the Windows system. This would result in the user gaining elevated permissions and being able to execute arbitrary code.

  • CVE-2021-31840 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo McAfee,LLC - McAfee Agent for Windows version < 5.7.3

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Security Bulletin - McAfee Agent for Windows update fixes two vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-31839 and CVE-2021-31840) kc.mcafee.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10362

Known Affected Software

Vendor Product Version
McAfeeLLC McAfee_Agent_for_Windows< 5.7.3

Social Mentions

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Twitter Icon @CVEreport CVE-2021-31840 : A vulnerability in the preloading mechanism of specific dynamic link libraries in McAfee Agent for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-06-10 16:24:17
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