Trellix Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Privilege Escalation (SB10407)

high Nessus Plugin ID 181672


The remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


The version of the Trellix Data Loss Prevention Endpoint (DLPe) Agent installed on the remote Windows host is It is, therefore, affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability which can be abused to delete any file/folder for which the user does not have permission to.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to McAfee DLPe or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 181672

File Name: trellix_dlpe_SB10407.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/20/2023

Updated: 9/22/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-4814


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:trellix:data_loss_prevention_endpoint

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/McAfee DLPe Agent

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/4/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/13/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-4814

IAVA: 2023-A-0493