McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux OpenSSL Information Disclosure (SB10071) (Heartbleed)

High Nessus Plugin ID 73854


The remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote host has a version of McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux (VSEL) that is affected by an information disclosure due to a flaw in the OpenSSL library, commonly known as the Heartbleed bug. An attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability repeatedly to read up to 64KB of memory from the device.


Apply the relevant hotfix referenced in the vendor advisory.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73854

File Name: mcafee_vsel_SB10071.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 2014/05/03

Modified: 2016/12/19

Dependencies: 73852

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.4

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mcafee:virusscan_enterprise

Required KB Items: installed_sw/McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/02/24

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0160

BID: 66690

OSVDB: 105465

CERT: 720951

EDB-ID: 32745, 32764, 32791, 32998