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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2019.3127
        File and Removable Media Protection update fixes Privilege
            Escalation vulnerability (CVE-2019-3637) (SB10291)
                              15 August 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           McAfee File and Removable Media Protection
Publisher:         McAfee
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-3637  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10291

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McAfee Security Bulletin - File and Removable Media Protection update fixes
Privilege Escalation vulnerability (CVE-2019-3637)

Security Bulletins ID   : SB10291

Last Modified           : 8/13/2019

Summary

First Published: August 13, 2019
+----------------------+------------------------------------------------------+
|Impact of             |Privilege Escalation (CWE-274)                        |
|Vulnerability:        |                                                      |
+----------------------+------------------------------------------------------+
|CVE ID:               |CVE-2019-3637                                         |
+----------------------+------------------------------------------------------+
|Severity Rating:      |Medium                                                |
+----------------------+------------------------------------------------------+
|CVSS v3 Base/Temporal |4.1 / 3.7                                             |
|Scores:               |                                                      |
+----------------------+------------------------------------------------------+
|Recommendations:      |Install or update to File and Removable Media         |
|                      |Protection (FRP) 5.1.0.209                            |
+----------------------+------------------------------------------------------+
|Security Bulletin     |None                                                  |
|Replacement:          |                                                      |
+----------------------+------------------------------------------------------+
|Affected Software:    |FRP 5.x earlier than 5.1.0.209                        |
+----------------------+------------------------------------------------------+
|Location of updated   |http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/downloads.aspx     |
|software:             |                                                      |
+----------------------+------------------------------------------------------+

Article contents:

  o Vulnerability Description
  o Remediation
  o Acknowledgments
  o Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  o Resources
  o Disclaimer

Vulnerability Description
When FRP is installed, it includes a plug-in to facilitate user interaction
with the McAfee Agent Tray. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would
need to run McAfee Agent Tray with administrator rights on the target machine.
- From the elevated McAfee Tray, the attacker can start the FRP console with the
same administrator rights and then use the console to start other processes
with the same rights. The FRP console has been updated to prevent elevated
privileges from being inherited from McAfee Tray.

CVE-2019-3637
Privilege Escalation vulnerability in McAfee FRP 5.x earlier than 5.1.0.209
allows local users to gain elevated privileges via running McAfee Tray with
elevated privileges.
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-3637
Remediation
To remediate this issue, install the latest update as shown in the table below.

Go to the Product Downloads site, and download the applicable product update
file:
+-------+---------+------------------+---------------------------+------------+
|Product|Version  |Type              |File Name                  |Release Date|
+-------+---------+------------------+---------------------------+------------+
|FRP    |5.1.0.209|Minor Version     |MfeFRP_Client_5.1.0.209.zip|August 13,  |
|       |         |Upgrade           |                           |2019        |
+-------+---------+------------------+---------------------------+------------+

Download and Installation Instructions
See KB56057 for instructions on how to download McAfee products, documentation,
updates, 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.
Acknowledgments
McAfee credits Lockheed Martin Red Team for responsibly reporting these issues
to McAfee.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How do I know if my McAfee product is vulnerable or not
For Endpoint products:
Use the following instructions for endpoint or client-based products:

 1. Right-click on the McAfee tray shield icon on the Windows taskbar.
 2. Select Open Console.
 3. In the console, select Action Menu .
 4. In the Action Menu, select Product Details . The product version displays.

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, 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 the
successful exploitation of the issue being scored.

What are the CVSS scoring metrics

CVE-2019-3637: Privilege Escalation vulnerability in FRP 5.x earlier than
5.1.0.209
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|Base Score              |4.1                 |
+------------------------+--------------------+
|Attack Vector (AV)      |Local (L)           |
+------------------------+--------------------+
|Attack Complexity (AC)  |High (H)            |
+------------------------+--------------------+
|Privileges Required (PR)|High (H)            |
+------------------------+--------------------+
|User Interaction (UI)   |None (N)            |
+------------------------+--------------------+
|Scope (S)               |Unchanged (U)       |
+------------------------+--------------------+
|Confidentiality (C)     |None (N)            |
+------------------------+--------------------+
|Integrity (I)           |High (H)            |
+------------------------+--------------------+
|Availability (A)        |None (N)            |
+------------------------+--------------------+
|Temporal Score (Overall)|3.7                 |
+------------------------+--------------------+
|Exploitability (E)      |Proof-of-Concept (P)|
+------------------------+--------------------+
|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-calculatorvector=AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N
/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Where can I find a list of all Security Bulletins
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Bulletins. Security Bulletins are retired (removed) once a product is both End
of Sale and End of Support (End of Life).

How do I report a product vulnerability to McAfee
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product, visit the McAfee PSIRT website for instructions at http://
www.mcafee.com/us/threat-center/product-security-bulletins.aspx > Report a
Security Vulnerability.

How does McAfee respond to this and any other reported security flaws
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View our PSIRT policy on the McAfee PSIRT website at http://www.mcafee.com/us/
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Resources
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