McAfee Web Gateway < DoS (SB10052)

high Nessus Plugin ID 76120
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VPR Score: 6.1


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


The remote host has a version of McAfee Web Gateway (MWG) prior to It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to a flaw in the packaged ISC BIND server. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted query with a malformed RDATA section.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76120

File Name: mcafee_web_gateway_SB10052.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Family: Misc.

Published: 6/18/2014

Updated: 7/14/2018

Dependencies: mcafee_web_gateway_detect.nbin

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.1

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mcafee:web_gateway

Required KB Items: Host/McAfee Web Gateway/Version, Host/McAfee Web Gateway/Display Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/29/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4854

BID: 61479