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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70398


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


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 server.


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 server.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70398

File Name: mcafee_cma_4_8_0_creds.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/10/11

Modified: 2016/12/19

Dependencies: 70396

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mcafee:common_management_agent

Required KB Items: installed_sw/McAfee Agent

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/10/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3627

BID: 62785

OSVDB: 98050

CERT: 613886