A race condition vulnerability exists in the QuickClean feature of McAfee Total Protection for Windows prior to 16.0.43 that allows a local user to gain privilege elevation and perform an arbitrary file delete. This could lead to sensitive files being deleted and potentially cause denial of service. This attack exploits the way symlinks are created and how the product works with them.

Configuration 1


Published : 2022-03-10 11:15

Updated : 2022-03-21 04:23

NVD link : CVE-2022-0280

Mitre link : CVE-2022-0280

Products Affected