|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-297|
|Date Published:||23 Sep 2012|
|Last Updated:||18 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in McAfee Virtual Technician. The vulnerability is due to a design weakness in a certain method, which allows instantiation of an arbitrary object on the vulnerable system. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web page using Internet Explorer. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, in the security context of the logged on user.|
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Security Products Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: McAfee Virtual Technician ActiveX Control Insecure Method Code Execution