VDB-11800 · OSVDB 101940

McAfee Vulnerability Manager 7.0.11/7.5.4/7.5.5 Validation Reflected cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in McAfee Vulnerability Manager 7.0.11/7.5.4/7.5.5. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component Validation Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability (Reflected). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-80. The software receives input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special characters such as "<", ">", and "&" that could be interpreted as web-scripting elements when they are sent to a downstream component that processes web pages. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors.

The weakness was published 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). The advisory is shared for download at kc.mcafee.com. The public release has been coordinated with the vendor. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

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

Similar entries are available at 11799, 12221 and 12222.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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Name: Reflected
Class: Cross site scripting / Reflected
CWE: CWE-80
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Patch
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Patch: kc.mcafee.com

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01/08/2014 🔍
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Vendor: mcafee.com

Advisory: McAfee Security Bulletin &ndash; 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: 101940

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Created: 01/13/2014 03:29 PM
Updated: 03/29/2019 09:32 AM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_cwe
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