VDB-138757 · CVE-2019-3622 · BID 109370

McAfee Data Loss Prevention up to 11.2.x DLPe Log File access control

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A vulnerability has been found in McAfee Data Loss Prevention up to 11.2.x (Data Loss Prevention Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the component DLPe Log File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-284. The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Files or Directories Accessible to External Parties in McAfee Data Loss Prevention (DLPe) for Windows 11.x prior to 11.3.0 allows authenticated user to redirect DLPe log files to arbitrary locations via incorrect access control applied to the DLPe log folder allowing privileged users to create symbolic links.

The weakness was disclosed 07/24/2019 (Website). The advisory is shared at kc.mcafee.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2019-3622 since 01/03/2019. An attack has to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

Upgrading to version 11.3.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entry 138808 is pretty similar.







CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Data Loss Prevention 11.3.0


01/03/2019 🔍
07/24/2019 +202 days 🔍
07/25/2019 +1 days 🔍
11/07/2023 +1566 days 🔍


Vendor: mcafee.com

Advisory: kc.mcafee.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2019-3622 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 109370

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Created: 07/25/2019 09:09 AM
Updated: 11/07/2023 04:03 PM
Changes: 07/25/2019 09:09 AM (58), 07/12/2020 09:16 AM (1), 11/07/2023 03:57 PM (4), 11/07/2023 04:03 PM (12)
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