McAfee Common Management Agent 3.6.0 UDP Packet Handling Format String (credentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

A remote service is affected by a format string vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a Common Management Agent, a component of
the ePolicy Orchestrator system security management solution from

The version of the Common Management Agent on the remote host is earlier
than and, as such, contains a format string vulnerability. If
configured with a debug level of 8 (its highest level but not the
default), an unauthenticated, remote attacker may be able to leverage
this issue by sending a specially crafted UDP packet to the agent
broadcast port to crash the service or even execute arbitrary code on
the affected host.

See also :

Solution :

Apply Hotfix BZ398370 Build 595 for Common Management Agent 3.6.0 Patch

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 31733 ()

Bugtraq ID: 28228

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1357

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