McAfee Next Generation Firewall GNU Bash Code Injection (SB10085) (Shellshock)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 79234

Synopsis

The remote host is affected by a code injection vulnerability known as Shellshock.

Description

The remote host has a version of McAfee Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) installed that is affected by a command injection vulnerability in GNU Bash known as Shellshock. The vulnerability is due to the processing of trailing strings after function definitions in the values of environment variables. This allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via environment variable manipulation depending on the configuration of the system.

Solution

Apply the relevant hotfix referenced in the vendor advisory.

See Also

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10085

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q3/650

https://www.invisiblethreat.ca/post/shellshock/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 79234

File Name: mcafee_ngfw_SB10085.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 11/13/2014

Updated: 1/31/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-7187

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mcafee:ngfw

Required KB Items: Host/McAfeeNGFW/version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/30/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/24/2014

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 7/28/2022

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (CUPS Filter Bash Environment Variable Code Injection (Shellshock))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-6277, CVE-2014-6278, CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-7186, CVE-2014-7187

BID: 70103, 70137, 70152, 70154, 70165, 70166

CERT: 252743

IAVA: 2014-A-0142

EDB-ID: 34765, 34766, 34777

MCAFEE-SB: SB10085