Unquoted service path vulnerability in McAfee Endpoint Product Removal (EPR) Tool prior to 21.2 allows local administrators to execute arbitrary code, with higher-level privileges, via execution from a compromised folder. The tool did not enforce and protect the execution path. Local admin privileges are required to place the files in the required location.
This privilege abuse vulnerability has been classified with a high base score of 7.2, a high impact score of 10 and a low exploitability score of 3.9.
The economic impact provides a custom overview of the affected areas by this vulnerability. If there is a higher amount of predicted attacks, there is a higher probability to be affected by this vulnerability in this particular region.
Common Attack Pattern Enumeration and Classification (CAPEC) is a comprehensive dictionary and classification taxonomy of known attacks that can be used by analysts, developers, testers, and educators to deepen community understanding and enhance protection. The vulnerability has been classificated in 8 categories.
CPE is a structured naming scheme for information technology systems, software, and packages. Based on a common Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) syntax, CPE includes a formal naming format, a method for validating system names, and a description format for attaching text and tests to the name.