McAfee Managed Agent FrameworkService.exe Denial of Service (SB10055) (credentialed check)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70398
SynopsisThe remote host has a service installed that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionApply 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.