McAfee Total Protection Update fixes CVE-2022-0280

Sicherheit (Pexels, allgemeine Nutzung)[German]McAfee has released a security alert and update for McAfee Total Protection. The update fixes the CVE-2022-0280 vulnerability, which is rated high. A vulnerability exists in the QuickClean feature of McAfee Total Protection for Windows prior to version 16.0.43 that allows a local user to escalate their privileges and delete arbitrary files. This could result in sensitive files being deleted and potentially cause a denial of service. This attack exploits the way symlinks are created and how the product works with them. Details can be found in the security alert dated 7/3/2022.  (via)


This entry was posted in Security, Software, Update and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *