McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (SB10332)

high Nessus Plugin ID 141833


A security management application running on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities


The instance of McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities including the following:

- Multiple denial of service (DoS) vulnerabilities exist in McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator's bundled component Apache Tomcat due to insufficient validation of user input. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these issues, by sending specially crafted requests to an affected host, to impose DoS conditions (CVE-2020-9484, CVE-2020-13935).

- An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, to bypass authentication and access / update sensitive data (CVE-2020-14621).

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version


Upgrade to McAfee ePO version 5.10.0 Update 9

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 141833

File Name: mcafee_epo_sb10332.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/23/2020

Updated: 12/5/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14621


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-9484

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mcafee:epolicy_orchestrator

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/McAfee ePO

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/13/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/13/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-13935, CVE-2020-14573, CVE-2020-14578, CVE-2020-14579, CVE-2020-14581, CVE-2020-14621, CVE-2020-2754, CVE-2020-2755, CVE-2020-2756, CVE-2020-2757, CVE-2020-2764, CVE-2020-2773, CVE-2020-9484

IAVA: 2020-A-0470