McAfee Firewall Enterprise DoS (SB10126)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85402


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 an assertion flaw that occurs when handling TKEY queries. A remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted request, to cause a REQUIRE assertion failure and daemon exit, resulting in a denial of service condition.


Apply the appropriate patch referenced in the vendor security advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85402

File Name: mcafee_firewall_enterprise_SB10126.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 2015/08/14

Updated: 2019/04/09

Dependencies: 73830

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-5477

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:mcafee:firewall_enterprise, cpe:/a:isc:bind

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: 2015/08/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/08/03

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5477

BID: 76092

IAVB: 2015-B-0099