CVE-2021-31853

Published on: 11/10/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 11/13/2021 04:51:00 AM UTC

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

Certain versions of Drive Encryption from Mcafee contain the following vulnerability:

DLL Search Order Hijacking Vulnerability in McAfee Drive Encryption (MDE) prior to 7.3.0 HF2 (7.3.0.183) allows local users to execute arbitrary code and escalate privileges via execution from a compromised folder.

  • CVE-2021-31853 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo McAfee,LLC - McAfee Drive Encryption (MDE) version < 7.3.0 HF2

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.6 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Security Bulletin - Drive Encryption 7.3.0 HF2 update fixes DLL Search Order Hijacking vulnerability (CVE-2021-31853) kc.mcafee.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10374

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationMcafeeDrive Encryption7.3.0-AllAll
ApplicationMcafeeDrive Encryption7.3.0hotfix1AllAll
ApplicationMcafeeDrive EncryptionAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:mcafee:drive_encryption:7.3.0:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:mcafee:drive_encryption:7.3.0:hotfix1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:mcafee:drive_encryption:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Discovery Credit

FatRodzianko

Social Mentions

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