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Use After Free

CVE-2018-6703

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

Use After Free in Remote logging (which is disabled by default) in McAfee McAfee Agent (MA) 5.x prior to 5.6.0 allows remote unauthenticated attackers to cause a Denial of Service and potentially a remote code execution via a specially crafted HTTP header sent to the logging service.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-416 - Use After Free

Use-after-free (UaF) vulnerability occurs when the application is using a pointer to memory that has been freed. Any attempt to read/write to a buffer after it is de-allocated allows memory corruption, sensitive information exposure, and can potentially lead to arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published