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McAfee Virtual Technician ActiveX Control Insecure Method
|Product:||McAfee Virtual Technician (MVT) 22.214.171.1241|
|Vulnerable Versions:||126.96.36.1991 and probably prior|
|Tested Version:||188.8.131.521 on Windows 7 SP1 and Internet Explorer 9|
|Advisory Publication:||November 19, 2012 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||November 19, 2012|
|Vendor Fix:||March 15, 2013|
|Public Disclosure:||March 27, 2013|
|Latest Update:||March 26, 2013|
|Vulnerability Type:||Exposed Unsafe ActiveX Method [CWE-618]|
|CVSSv2 Base Score:||5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)|
|Solution Status:||Fixed by Vendor|
|Discovered and Provided:||High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab|
High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered vulnerability in McAfee Virtual Technician ActiveX control, which can be exploited by remote malicious person to overwrite arbitrary files with garbage data on a vulnerable system.
|Upgrade to McAfee Virtual Technician (MVT) 7.1|
| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23128 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23128 - McAfee Virtual Technician ActiveX control Insecure Method.|
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