Intrusion Prevention

McAfee.Virtual.Technician.MVTControl.ActiveX.GetObject.Exploit

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in McAfee Virtual Technician.
The vulnerability, which is located in the "mvt.dll" ActiveX control,can be exploited through misuse of the vulnerable method "GetObject". It may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary operating system command in the context of the application using the affected ActiveX control. Failed exploit attempts will likely cause the program to crash, resulting in a denial of service condition.

Affected Products

McAfee Virtual Technician 6.3.0.1911

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.
Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2012-4598