McAfee Managed Agent 4.6.x < / 5.0.x < 5.0.1 Log View Clickjacking (SB10094) (credentialed check)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83954


The remote host has an agent installed that is affected by a clickjacking vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote host has a version of McAfee Agent (MA) installed that is 4.6.x prior to or 5.0.x prior to 5.0.1. It is, therefore, affected by a clickjacking vulnerability in the log viewing feature due to improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit this, via a crafted web page, to compromise the application or obtain sensitive information.


Upgrade to McAfee Agent 4.8.0 Patch 3 ( or 5.0.1 per the vendor 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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83954

File Name: mcafee_cma_5_0_1_creds.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2015/06/02

Modified: 2018/03/12

Dependencies: 70396

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mcafee:mcafee_agent

Required KB Items: installed_sw/McAfee Agent, SMB/WindowsVersion

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/02/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2053

BID: 74873

OSVDB: 118643

IAVA: 2015-A-0129