McAfee Email Gateway TestFile XML command execution

mcafee-gateway-cve20137103-command-exec (90162) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


McAfee Email Gateway could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by the improper validation of input. By calling an XML element that contains the command, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the value attribute in a TestFile XML element or the hostname to execute arbitrary shell commands on the system.


Base Score: 9
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
Temporal Score: 7.3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


Gain Privileges


No remedy available as of March 1, 2014.


  • Full Disclosure Mailing List, Tue, 3 Dec 2013 16:05:20 -0600: McAfee Email Gateway multiple vulns.
  • Packet Storm Security [12-05-2013]: McAfee Email Gateway 7.6 Command Execution / SQL Injection.
  • BID-64150: Multiple McAfee Appliances Multiple SQL Injection and Remote Command Execution Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2013-7103: McAfee Email Gateway 7.6 allows remote authenticated administrators to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the value attribute in a (1) TestFile XML element or the (2) hostname. NOTE: this issue can be combined with CVE-2013-7092 to allow remote attackers to execute commands.
  • OSVDB ID: 100581: McAfee Email Gateway Administrator System Tab Multiple Attributes Remote Command Execution

Platforms Affected:

  • McAfee Email Gateway 7.6


Dec 03, 2013

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