Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.
Published 2018-12-12 20:29:00
Updated 2023-01-27 18:26:59
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-6705

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-6705

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST
2.3
LOW CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:L
0.6
1.4
McAfee (DEFUNCT)
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-6705

  • Creating and using insecure temporary files can leave application and system data vulnerable to attack.
    Assigned by: psirt@mcafee.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2018-6705

Products affected by CVE-2018-6705

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