McAfee Endpoint Security up to 10.7.0 on Windows xml external entity reference

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A vulnerability was found in McAfee Endpoint Security up to 10.7.0 on Windows. It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a xml external entity reference vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-611. The software processes an XML document that can contain XML entities with URIs that resolve to documents outside of the intended sphere of control, causing the product to embed incorrect documents into its output. Impacted is availability.

The weakness was published 09/17/2021 as SB10367. The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2021-31842 since 04/27/2021. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Applying the patch 10.7.0 September 2021 Update is able to eliminate this problem.





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CPE 2.3info

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.5

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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CNA Base Score: 5.0
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Class: Xml external entity reference
CWE: CWE-611 / CWE-610
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Patch
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Patch: 10.7.0 September 2021 Update


04/27/2021 🔍
09/17/2021 +143 days 🔍
09/17/2021 +0 days 🔍
09/22/2021 +5 days 🔍



Advisory: SB10367
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2021-31842 (🔍)


Created: 09/17/2021 09:35 PM
Updated: 09/22/2021 02:49 PM
Changes: 09/17/2021 09:35 PM (50), 09/22/2021 02:49 PM (2)
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