Advisory Published


First published: Fri Nov 17 2023(Updated: )

An open redirect vulnerability in ePolicy Orchestrator prior to 5.10.0 CP1 Update 2, allows a remote low privileged user to modify the URL parameter for the purpose of redirecting URL request(s) to a malicious site. This impacts the dashboard area of the user interface. A user would need to be logged into ePO to trigger this vulnerability. To exploit this the attacker must change the HTTP payload post submission, prior to it reaching the ePO server.


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator<5.10.0
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-service_pack_1_update
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-service_pack_1_update_1
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_1
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_10
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_11
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_11_hotfix_1
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_11_hotfix_2
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_12
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_13
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_14
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_15
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_2
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_3
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_4
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_5
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_6
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_7
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_8
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator=5.10.0-update_9

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-5445?

    The severity of CVE-2023-5445 is medium with a CVSS score of 5.4.

  • How does CVE-2023-5445 impact ePolicy Orchestrator?

    CVE-2023-5445 allows a remote low privileged user to modify the URL parameter and redirect URL requests to a malicious site in ePolicy Orchestrator.

  • Which versions of ePolicy Orchestrator are affected by CVE-2023-5445?

    CVE-2023-5445 affects McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator versions up to 5.10.0 CP1 Update 2.

  • How can I fix CVE-2023-5445?

    To fix CVE-2023-5445, users should update to ePolicy Orchestrator version 5.10.0 CP1 Update 2 or later.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-5445?

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