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Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere


Severity High
Score 7.3/10


Improper access control vulnerability in McAfee WebAdvisor Chrome and Edge browser extensions up to allows a remote attacker to gain access to McAfee WebAdvisor settings and other details about the user’s system. This could lead to unexpected behaviors including; settings being changed, fingerprinting of the system leading to targeted scams, and not triggering the malicious software if McAfee software is detected.

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CWE-668 - Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere

The product exposes a resource to the wrong control sphere, providing unintended actors with inappropriate access to the resource.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published