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McAfee UTM Firewall Help Reflected Cross-Site Scripting

      Advisory Information

Advisory ID: NGENUITY-2010-005

Date published: 6/9/2010

      Vulnerability Information

Class: Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

      Software Description

McAfee UTM Firewall (Firmware 3.0.0 to 4.0.6) (formerly SnapGear) is the
affected product line. More information can be found at

      Vulnerability Description

The help feature of the McAfee UTM Firewall (Firmware 3.0.0 to 4.0.6)
management console is vulnerable to reflected cross-site scripting.

It could allow an attacker to cause a user to execute attacker-supplied
Javascript code. This attack requires the target to have an existing
valid session logged into the UTM device and that the attacker know the
internal IP address for the UTM device.

McAfee recommends upgrading to UTM Firewall Firmware 4.0.7 to mitigate
this vulnerability


1/21/2010 - McAfee notified of vulnerability, provided with proof of concept
6/9/2010 - McAfee notified nGenuity of available fix and related information

      Technical Description

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