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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

                               ASB-2018.0187
   McAfee Security Bulletin - Data Loss Prevention Endpoint updates fix
            offline policy bypass vulnerability (CVE-2018-6683)
                               25 July 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              McAfee Data Loss Prevention Endpoint
Operating System:     Windows
Impact/Access:        Unauthorised Access -- Existing Account
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:            CVE-2018-6683  
Member content until: Friday, August 24 2018

OVERVIEW

        A vulnerability has been discovered in McAfee Data Loss Prevention 
        (DLP) Endpoint 11.0.x earlier than 11.0.405, 10.0.x earlier than 
        10.0.505, and all versions earlier than 10.0. [1]


IMPACT

        The vendor has provided the following information regarding the 
        vulnerability:
        
        "CVE-2018-6683
        Exploiting incorrectly configured Access Control 
        Security Levels vulnerability in McAfee Data Loss Prevention (DLP) 
        for Windows versions earlier than 10.0.505 and 11.0.405 allows 
        local users to bypass DLP policy via editing of local policy files 
        when offline." [1]


MITIGATION

        The vendor advises updating to the latest version of DLP Endpoint to
        address this issue. [1]


REFERENCES

        [1] McAfee Security Bulletin - Data Loss Prevention Endpoint updates
            fix offline policy bypass vulnerability (CVE-2018-6683)
            https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10246

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