McAfee Data eXchange Layer Framework up to 6.0.0 DXL Broker unnecessary privileges

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A vulnerability has been found in McAfee Data eXchange Layer Framework up to 6.0.0 and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block of the component DXL Broker. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a unnecessary privileges vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-250. The product performs an operation at a privilege level that is higher than the minimum level required, which creates new weaknesses or amplifies the consequences of other weaknesses. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Unquoted service executable path in DXL Broker in McAfee Data eXchange Layer (DXL) Framework 6.0.0 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service and malicious file execution via carefully crafted and named executable files.

The weakness was published 02/17/2020 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at kc.mcafee.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2020-7252 since 01/21/2020. Attacking locally is a requirement. The requirement for exploitation is a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/07/2022). The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.8

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Unnecessary privileges
CWE: CWE-250
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: no mitigation known
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Timelineinfo

01/21/2020 🔍
02/17/2020 +27 days 🔍
02/18/2020 +1 days 🔍
11/07/2022 +993 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: mcafee.com

Advisory: kc.mcafee.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2020-7252 (🔍)

Entryinfo

Created: 02/18/2020 09:04 AM
Updated: 11/07/2022 06:22 PM
Changes: 02/18/2020 09:04 AM (38), 02/18/2020 09:09 AM (11), 11/07/2022 06:22 PM (1)
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