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           Security Bulletin - Data Loss Prevention Endpoint for
          Windows update fixes one vulnerability (CVE-2021-31832)
                               14 June 2021


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Endpoint
Publisher:         McAfee
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2021-31832  

Original Bulletin: 

Revision History:  June 14 2021: Vendor updated advisory
                   June 10 2021: Initial Release

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Security Bulletins ID   : SB10360

Last Modified           : 6/10/2021


First Published: June 8, 2021

Recent updates to this article
| Date              | Update                                                  |
| June 10, 2021     | Removed references to needing to update the ePO         |
|                   | Extension.                                              |

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|                |         |              |                 |        |CVSS    |
|                |Impacted |              |Impact of        |Severity|v3.1    |
|Product:        |Versions:|CVE ID:       |Vulnerabilities: |Ratings:|Base/   |
|                |         |              |                 |        |Temporal|
|                |         |              |                 |        |Scores: |
|                |         |              |CWE-79: Improper |        |        |
|Data Loss       |         |              |Neutralization of|        |        |
|Prevention (DLP)|Prior to |CVE-2021-31832|Input During Web |Medium  |5.2 /   |
|Endpoint for    |11.6.200 |              |Page Generation  |        |4.7     |
|Windows         |         |              |('Cross-site     |        |        |
|                |         |              |Scripting')      |        |        |
|Recommendations:|Install or update to DLP Endpoint for Windows 11.6.200      |
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|Bulletin        |None                                                        |
|Replacement:    |                                                            |
|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
The vulnerability manifests itself in the DLP Endpoint client for Windows when
an administrator intentionally injects JavaScript code into the DLP ePolicy
Orchestrator (ePO) administrator extension. The ePO server is not recommended
to be deployed with its management interface exposed to the internet. As such
the privileges required to trigger this vulnerability are High, with the Attack
Vector being the local network. Once the policy is applied to the endpoints, it
would be possible for an attacker to convince the end user to open a file or
visit a site. This end use action would trigger a DLP policy violation, and
result in the JavaScript code being executed.

Improper Neutralization of Input in the ePO administrator extension for McAfee
Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Endpoint for Windows prior to 11.6.200 allows a
remote ePO DLP administrator to inject JavaScript code into the alert
configuration text field. This JavaScript will be executed when an end user
triggers a DLP policy on their machine.
To remediate this issue, update or upgrade to DLP Endpoint for Windows

Go to the Product Downloads site , and download the applicable product update
|Product                 |Version |Type  |Release Date|
|DLP Endpoint for Windows|11.6.200|Update|June 8, 2021|

Download and Installation Instructions
For instructions to download McAfee product updates and hotfixes, see: KB56057
- - How to download Enterprise product updates and documentation . Review the
Release Notes and the Installation Guide for instructions on how to install
these updates. All documentation is available at https://docs.mcafee.com .
McAfee credits Ashish Arun Dhone ( LinkedIn ) for responsibly reporting this
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 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: https://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-2021-31832: Cross site scripting vulnerability in DLP Endpoint for Windows
|Base Score              |5.2                 |
|Attack Vector (AV)      |Adjacent Network (A)|
|Attack Complexity (AC)  |Low (L)             |
|Privileges Required (PR)|High (H)            |
|User Interaction (UI)   |None (N)            |
|Scope (S)               |Unchanged (U)       |
|Confidentiality (C)     |High (H)            |
|Integrity (I)           |Low (L)             |
|Availability (A)        |None (N)            |
|Temporal Score (Overall)|4.7                 |
|Exploitability (E)      |Proof-of-Concept (P)|
|Remediation Level (RL)  |Official Fix (O)    |
|Report Confidence (RC)  |Confirmed (C)       |

NOTE: The below CVSS version 3.1 vector was used to generate this score.

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