Published on: 06/10/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC
Last Modified on: 06/10/2021 06:50:00 PM UTC
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 [email protected] to track the vulnerability
- Affected Vendor/Software: McAfee,LLC - McAfee Agent for Windows version < 5.7.3
|Security Bulletin - McAfee Agent for Windows update fixes two vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-31839 and CVE-2021-31840)|| kc.mcafee.com |
|@MOQdigitalSOC||McAfee Agent for Windows update fixes two vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-31839 and CVE-2021-31840) ^ID kc.mcafee.com/corporate/inde…||2021-06-10 04:27:40|
|@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|