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CVE-2018-6706 Detail

Current Description

Insecure handling of temporary files in non-Windows McAfee Agent 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows an Unprivileged User to introduce custom paths during agent installation in Linux via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  McAfee
Base Score: 2.3 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106328 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10260 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  
CWE-377 Insecure Temporary File McAfee  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mcafee:agent:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
5.0.0
Up to (including)
5.0.6
 cpe:2.3:a:mcafee:agent:5.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mcafee:agent:5.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6706
NVD Published Date:
12/12/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019