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McAfee Email Gateway Web Access Security Bypass Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-05-24    Last Update:  2010-06-30    Views:  4,397

Secunia Advisory SA39881

Where:

From local network

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Nahuel Grisolía has reported a vulnerability in McAfee Email Gateway, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability is caused due to the Web Access interface performing insufficient checks for requests received from unprivileged users. This can be exploited by a user without write privileges to make configuration changes and e.g. add an administrative user.

The vulnerability is reported in version 6.7.1 and 6.7.2 HF2.


Solution:
Update to 6.7.2 Hotfix 3.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Nahuel Grisolía, Cybsec

Original Advisory:
McAfee:
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10009

Cybsec:
http://www.cybsec.com/vuln/cybsec_advisory_2010_0501_Ironmail_Advisory_Web_Access_Broken.pdf

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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