McAfee Firewall Enterprise DoS (SB10052)

High Nessus Plugin ID 76118


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


The remote host has a version of McAfee Firewall Enterprise installed that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to a flaw in the packaged ISC BIND server. An attacker can exploit this by sending a specially crafted query with a malformed RDATA section.


Apply the appropriate patch referenced in the vendor security advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76118

File Name: mcafee_firewall_enterprise_SB10052.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 2014/06/18

Modified: 2017/02/21

Dependencies: 73830

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:mcafee:firewall_enterprise

Required KB Items: Host/McAfeeFE/version, Host/McAfeeFE/version_display, Host/McAfeeFE/installed_patches

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4854

BID: 61479

OSVDB: 95707