13 July 2018
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT Security Bulletin ASB-2018.0156 McAfee Drive Encryption patches authentication bypass 13 July 2018 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: McAfee Drive Encryption Operating System: Windows Mac OS Impact/Access: Unauthorised Access -- Console/Physical Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2018-6686 Member content until: Sunday, August 12 2018 OVERVIEW A vulnerability has been identified in McAfee Drive Encryption.  IMPACT McAfee has provided the following information regarding the vulnerability: "The issue is related to the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) autoboot feature first introduced in Drive Encryption 7.1.0, which could allow a third party (who has physical access), to boot the system and gain unauthorized access. CVE-2018-6686 Authentication Bypass vulnerability in TPM autoboot in McAfee Drive Encryption (DE) 7.1.0 and above, allows physically proximate attackers to bypass local security protection, via a specific set of circumstances. NOTE: The following link was not yet populated with CVE details at the time of publication of this Security Bulletin. http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6686"  MITIGATION McAfee advises updating clients to version 7.1.3 HF1241165 or version 7.2.6.  REFERENCES  Drive Encryption update fixes authentication bypass vulnerability when Trusted Platform Module autoboot is enabled (CVE-2018-6686) (SB10242) https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10242 AusCERT has made every effort to ensure that the information contained in this document is accurate. However, the decision to use the information described is the responsibility of each user or organisation. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: email@example.com Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iQIVAwUBW0fw3GaOgq3Tt24GAQgJYRAAk8xyfUCrXxAzU8ZmYs5kTVEc51T4uArr YFHMf9dGuExI3hLb8LPhqXfrPWDguV5BKXIU4jeEmMJrKDcOAOzbDXP0wbOwbGVp hZj1lh4BCqXw7rWQlrjXYwfqGpKwIuuK5O6MBEYE4fAIrgs0Jnj/VHbW1ylIoiE1 Wbk945rc7GQUbUYiGlc0N5xFFZOS1sddTGy3z7AhbXrHWx2rjEs8TN1ETO5b6IPQ /Iwq9YrNh3yxf/zzg99tWRA62C1CT3Q/5gfXc+t4mTif6xR1twmAIkCRM4CfHiKg bmqo4GoH3ZQBlehz6LL+VhgEdDoU+6MVB/FChhUv46GkR8tAoBKZeGwucU3QyW7t Q0TN8DZujgzs/cGKDBkbvUUNayU9yDtznC5FYlHt2eNnRxYAIZhlrSJxjQKMDpvX /Zw6M8DW4vQSWvRqFH9v9DWuxSl3qsDKlQZE8JjmPWRVjJWD0BUsyfQqL0etQNSv DaP59G87yAKQ4WySblFeZllHa29TK2yvMz3vmnzpFK7Q+98mhE8ZmRfmAnNm7fV4 RLW3QNxmwT4iEck1zsiGVtR7OdR3oVGbq22idyQC0dZqnPpPHITfNrbhlP/ZesKB e2qpNzouGAKx+sB3P4WtFgwlrbdeaOotH0tMc0P8Xn7USlrHfMjhlmwy3vJ7SBOf /1KRDuMPv/Q= =U8Sj -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----