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Published:

13 February 2018

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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

                               ASB-2018.0042
         A vulnerability has been identified in McAfee Application
                         and Change Control (MACC)
                             13 February 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              McAfee Application and Change Control (MACC)
Operating System:     Windows
Impact/Access:        Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:            CVE-2017-3912  
Member content until: Thursday, March 15 2018

OVERVIEW

        A vulnerability has been identified in McAfee Application and Change 
        Control (MACC)in versions 7.0.1 and 6.2.0 [1]


IMPACT

        The vendor has provided the following details regarding the 
        vulnerability:
        
        "CVE-2017-3912
        Bypassing password security vulnerability in McAfee Application and 
        Change Control (MACC) 7.0.1 and 6.2.0 allows authenticated users to 
        perform arbitrary command execution via a command-line utility." [1]


MITIGATION

        The vendor strongly recommends users upgrade to the latest versions
        to address this issue. [1]


REFERENCES

        [1] McAfee Security Bulletin - Application and Change Control update
            fixes a password management security feature bypass (SFB) leading
            to an authentication bypass (CVE-2017-3912)
            https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10224

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