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Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:36:24 +0000
From: ZDI Disclosures <>
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Subject: ZDI-12-140 : McAfee SmartFilter Administration
 Server SFAdminSrv.exe JBoss RMI Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilty

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ZDI-12-140 : McAfee SmartFilter Administration Server SFAdminSrv.exe JBoss
RMI Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
August 17, 2012

- -- CVE ID:

- -- CVSS:
10, AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

- -- Affected Vendors:

- -- Affected Products:
McAfee   Smart Filter

- -- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of McAfee SmartFilter Administration Server.
Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The flaw exists within the Remote Method Invocation (RMI) component which
is exposed by SFAdminSrv.exe process. This process exposes various RMI
services to TCP ports 4444 (JBoss RMI HTTPInvoker), 1098 (rmiactivation),
1099 (rmiregistry). Requests to these services are not authenticated and
can be used to instantiate arbitrary classes or to upload and execute
arbitrary archives. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to
execute arbitrary code under the context of the SYSTEM user.

- -- Vendor Response:
McAfee   has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details
can be found at:

- -- Disclosure Timeline:
2011-11-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2012-08-17 - Coordinated public release of advisory

- -- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
* Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod

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