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McAfee Security Bulletin - ePolicy Orchestrator update fixes multiple Oracle Java vulnerabilities
Security Bulletins ID:   SB10208
Last Modified:  6/6/2019
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Summary

First Published: 8/24/2017
 
 Impact of Vulnerability:  Unauthorized Access
 CVE Numbers:  CVE-2017-10102
 CVE-2017-10135
 CVE-2017-10198
 Severity Rating: Medium
 CVSS v3 Base / Temporal Scores:  CVE-2017-10102: 6.4/5.6
 CVE-2017-10135: 5.9/5.2
 CVE-2017-10198: 6.8/5.9
 Recommendations:  Apply the standalone ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) hotfix
 Security Bulletin Replacement:  None
 Affected Software:
  • ePO 5.1.3 and earlier
  • ePO 5.3.2 and earlier
  • ePO 5.9.0
 Location of Updated Software:  http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/downloads.aspx

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Description

ePO is vulnerable to the following CVEs reported in Oracle's July 2017 Java SE update.

Oracle's Critical Patch Updates, Security Alerts, and Third-Party Bulletins:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html

This ePO update resolves the following issues:
  • CVE-2017-10102
    Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE. While the vulnerability is in Java SE, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Java SE.
    Subcomponent: RMI
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-10102
     
  • CVE-2017-10135
    Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all Java SE accessible data.
    Subcomponent: JCE
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-10135
     
  • CVE-2017-10198
    Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE. While the vulnerability is in Java SE, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all Java SE accessible data.
    Subcomponent: Security
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-10198
Affected Component:
  • ePO Java core web services

Remediation

This issue is remediated with EPO51x53xHF1208663.zip and ePO590HF1208662.zip. These fixes will be included in the next ePO patch when scheduled.
  • Users of ePO 5.1.x should upgrade to ePO 5.1.3, 5.3.1, or 5.3.2 and then apply hotfix EPO51x53xHF1208663.zip.
  • Users of ePO 5.3.0 should upgrade to ePO 5.3.1 or 5.3.2 and then apply hotfix EPO51x53xHF1208663.zip.
  • Users of ePO 5.9.0 should apply hotfix ePO590HF1208662.zip.
Refer to the upgrade instructions in the hotfix Release Notes for further details.

NOTE: All FIPS 140-2 installed customers running ePO 4.6.4 can upgrade to ePO 5.1.x for maintaining FIPS compliant installations.

Go to the Product Downloads site and download the applicable product patch/hotfix files:
 
Product Type Version Release Date
ePO 5.9.0 Hotfix EPO590HF1208662.zip August 24, 2017
ePO 5.1.3 Hotfix EPO51x53xHF1208663.zip September 7, 2017
ePO 5.3.1 Hotfix EPO51x53xHF1208663.zip September 7, 2017
ePO 5.3.2 Hotfix EPO51x53xHF1208663.zip September 7, 2017

Download and Installation Instructions
See KB56057 for instructions on how to download McAfee products, documentation, security updates, patches, and hotfixes. Review the Release Notes and the Installation Guide, which you can download from the Documentation tab, for instructions on how to install these updates.

Workaround

None. McAfee strongly encourages installing the provided hotfix specified in the Remediation table.

Acknowledgements

This vulnerability was first disclosed by Oracle's pre-patch announcement for the July 2017 quarterly Security Bulletin:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I know whether my McAfee product is vulnerable or not?
For ePO:
Check the version and build of ePO that is installed. For information on how to check the version, see KB52634.

What is CVSS?
CVSS, or Common Vulnerability Scoring System, is the result of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council’s effort to standardize a system of assessing the criticality of a vulnerability. This system offers an unbiased criticality score between 0 and 10 that customers can use to judge how critical a vulnerability is and plan accordingly. For more information, please visit the CVSS website at: http://www.first.org/cvss/.

When calculating CVSS scores, McAfee has adopted a philosophy that fosters consistency and repeatability. Our guiding principle for CVSS scoring is to score the exploit under consideration by itself. We consider only the immediate and direct impact of the exploit under consideration. We do not factor into a score any potential follow-on exploits that might be made possible by successful exploitation of the issue being scored
 
What are the CVSS scoring metrics that have been used?
 
CVE-2017-10102: McAfee ePO and Oracle JRE
 
 Base Score 6.4
 Attack Vector (AV) Network (N)
 Attack Complexity (AC) High (H)
 Privileges Required (PR) High (H)
 User Interaction (UI) Required (R)
 Scope (S) Unchanged (U)
 Confidentiality (C) High (H)
 Integrity (I) High (H)
 Availability (A) High (H)
 Temporal Score (Overall) 5.6
 Exploitability (E) Unproven that Exploit Exists (U)
 Remediation Level (RL) Official Fix (O)
 Report Confidence (RC) Confirmed (C)

NOTE: The below CVSS version 3.0 vector was used to generate this score.
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln-metrics/cvss/v3-calculator?vector=AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C


CVE-2017-10135: McAfee ePO and Oracle JRE
 
 Base Score 5.9
 Attack Vector (AV) Network (N)
 Attack Complexity (AC) High (H)
 Privileges Required (PR) None (N)
 User Interaction (UI) None (N)
 Scope (S) Unchanged (U)
 Confidentiality (C) High (H)
 Integrity (I) None (N)
 Availability (A) None (N)
 Temporal Score (Overall) 5.2
 Exploitability (E) Unproven that Exploit Exists (U)
 Remediation Level (RL) Official Fix (O)
 Report Confidence (RC) Confirmed (C)

NOTE: The below CVSS version 3.0 vector was used to generate this score.
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln-metrics/cvss/v3-calculator?vector=AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2017-10198: McAfee ePO and Oracle JRE 
 
 Base Score 6.8
 Attack Vector (AV) Network (N)
 Attack Complexity (AC) High (H)
 Privileges Required (PR) None (N)
 User Interaction (UI) None (N)
 Scope (S) Changed (C)
 Confidentiality (C) High (H)
 Integrity (I) None (N)
 Availability (A) None (N)
 Temporal Score (Overall) 5.9
 Exploitability (E) Unproven (U)
 Remediation Level (RL) Official Fix (O)
 Report Confidence (RC) Confirmed (C)

NOTE: The below CVSS version 3.0 vector was used to generate this score.
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln-metrics/cvss/v3-calculator?vector=AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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