VDB-11799 · OSVDB 101939

McAfee Vulnerability Manager 7.0.11/7.5.4/7.5.5 Authentication improper authentication

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in McAfee Vulnerability Manager 7.0.11/7.5.4/7.5.5. This affects an unknown code of the component Authentication. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-287. When an actor claims to have a given identity, the software does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was shared 01/08/2014 by Nuri Fattah with NATO Computer Incident Response Capability as McAfee Security Bulletin – McAfee Vulnerability Manager hotfixes remediate XSS and CSRF vulnerabilities reported by NATO as confirmed bulletin (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at kc.mcafee.com. The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The entries 11800, 12221 and 12222 are related to this item.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.2

VulDB Base Score: 4.4
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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Patch: kc.mcafee.com


01/08/2014 🔍
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01/13/2014 +5 days 🔍
03/29/2019 +1901 days 🔍


Vendor: mcafee.com

Advisory: McAfee Security Bulletin – McAfee Vulnerability Manager hotfixes remediate XSS and CSRF vulnerabilities reported by NATO
Researcher: Nuri Fattah
Organization: NATO Computer Incident Response Capability
Status: Confirmed
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OSVDB: 101939

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Created: 01/13/2014 03:24 PM
Updated: 03/29/2019 09:24 AM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_cwe
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