McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator HTTP Server Source Header Remote Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3766


The remote host is running a vulnerable version of McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator.


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the web service. The remote host is running McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator. The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a stack overflow vulnerability. An unauthenticated attacker can exploit this flaw by sending a specially crafted packet to the remote host. A successful exploitation of this vulnerability would result in remote code execution with the privileges of the SYSTEM.


Upgrade to version 3.5.0 Patch 6 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 3766

File Name: 3766.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2006/10/02

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 22494

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator / ProtectionPilot Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5156

BID: 20288