McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool prior 10.4.128 Configuration File permission

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality of the component Configuration File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a permission vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-275. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Improper privilege management vulnerability in McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool prior to version 10.4.128 could allow a local user to modify a configuration file and perform a LOLBin (Living off the land) attack. This could result in the user gaining elevated permissions and being able to execute arbitrary code, through not correctly checking the integrity of the configuration file.

The weakness was published 06/20/2022. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2022-1823 since 05/23/2022. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 06/25/2022). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1222.

Upgrading to version 10.4.128 eliminates this vulnerability.

Similar entry is available at VDB-202421.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.4
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Class: Permission
CWE: CWE-275 / CWE-266

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Consumer Product Removal Tool 10.4.128


05/23/2022 🔍
06/20/2022 +28 days 🔍
06/20/2022 +0 days 🔍
06/25/2022 +5 days 🔍



Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-1823 (🔍)
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Created: 06/20/2022 06:03 PM
Updated: 06/25/2022 08:27 AM
Changes: 06/20/2022 06:03 PM (39), 06/25/2022 08:27 AM (12)
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