McAfee Common Management Agent (CMA) packet buffer overflow

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Description:

McAfee Common Management Agent (CMA), which is used in multiple McAfee products, is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of packets. By sending a specially-crafted packet to an affected system, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the CMA node to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of McAfee Common Management Agent (3.6.0 Patch 1 (CMA3.6.0.546) or later), as listed in McAfee Support Document ID: 613366. See References.

References:

  • IBM Internet Security Systems Protection Advisory July 10, 2007: McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Agent Remote Code Execution.
  • McAfee Support Document ID: 613366 Document ID: 613366: McAfee Security Bulletin - Heap based buffer overflow of Common Management Agent (CMA).
  • BID-24863: McAfee Common Management Agent (CMA) Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-5273: Heap-based buffer overflow in McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 3.5 through 3.6.1, ProtectionPilot 1.1.1 and 1.5, and Common Management Agent (CMA) 3.5.5.438 through 3.6.0.453 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted packet.
  • OSVDB ID: 36100: McAfee Multiple Products ePolicy Orchestrator Crafted Packet Remote Overflow
  • SA26029: McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator / ProtectionPilot Common Management Agent Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018363: McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Common Management Agent Buffer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • McAfee Common Management Agent 3.6.0.438
  • McAfee Common Management Agent 3.6.0.453
  • McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 3.5.0
  • McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 3.6.0
  • McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 3.6.1
  • McAfee ProtectionPilot 1.1.1
  • McAfee ProtectionPilot 1.5

Reported:

Jul 10, 2007

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