McAfee Managed Agent FrameworkService.exe Denial of Service (SB10055) (credentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host has a service installed that is affected by a denial of
service vulnerability.

Description :

According to the version of the McAfee Agent installed on the remote
host, it is affected by a denial of service vulnerability that can be
triggered by a specially crafted HTTP request. Successful exploitation
will cause the FrameworkService.exe service to crash.

Note: This plugin does not check for the presence of any mitigations,
such as setting the policy to limit connections only from the ePO

See also :

Solution :

Apply the correct patches according to the vendor's advisory.

As a workaround, it is possible to partially mitigate the vulnerability
by adjusting the Agent policy to only allow connections from the ePO

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 70398 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62785

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3627

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