McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 'McTray.exe' Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (Windows)

2018-06-05T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310813508
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2019-10-23T00:00:00

Description

This host is running McAfee VirusScan Enterprise and is prone to privilege escalation vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 'McTray.exe' Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (Windows)
#
# Authors:
# Rajat Mishra <rajatm@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

CPE = 'cpe:/a:mcafee:virusscan_enterprise';

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.813508");
  script_version("2019-10-23T10:55:06+0000");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2018-6674");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"2.1");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2019-10-23 10:55:06 +0000 (Wed, 23 Oct 2019)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2018-06-05 14:03:19 +0530 (Tue, 05 Jun 2018)");
  script_name("McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 'McTray.exe' Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (Windows)");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is running McAfee VirusScan
  Enterprise and is prone to privilege escalation vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw exist due to the process McTray.exe
  running with elevated privileges.");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will allow an
  attacker to manipulate the system and then control of the physical machine.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 Patch 10
  and earlier on Windows.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Update to version 8.8 Patch 11 or later
  on Windows. Please see the references for more information.");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://www.mcafee.com");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10237");

  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family("General");
  script_dependencies("gb_mcafee_virusscan_enterprise_detect_win.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("McAfee/VirusScan/Win/Ver");
  exit(0);

}

include("host_details.inc");
include("version_func.inc");

if(!infos = get_app_version_and_location(cpe:CPE, exit_no_version:TRUE)) exit(0);
mVer = infos['version'];
mPath = infos['location'];

# 8.8.0.1982 = 8.8 Patch 11 (https://kc.mcafee.com/resources/sites/MCAFEE/content/live/PRODUCT_DOCUMENTATION/27000/PD27441/en_US/vse_8811_rn_0-00_en-us.pdf)
if(mVer =~ "^8\.8\." && version_is_less(version:mVer, test_version:"8.8.0.1982"))
{
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version:mVer, fixed_version:"8.8 patch 11(8.8.0.1982)", install_path:mPath);
  security_message(data:report);
  exit(0);
}

exit(99);