McAfee Agent bug lets hackers run code with Windows SYSTEM privileges


McAfee Enterprise has patched a security flaw discovered in the company’s Agent software for Windows, which allowed attackers to elevate privileges and powershell with SYSTEM privileges.

McAfee Agent is a clientside component of McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator that downloads and enforces endpoint policies as well as instals antivirus signatures, upgrades, patches, and new products on corporate endpoints.

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