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Category:   Application (Security)  >   McAfee SecurityCenter Vendors:   McAfee
McAfee SecurityCenter Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016614
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016614
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-3961   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 8 2006
Original Entry Date:  Aug 1 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0.22 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in McAfee SecurityCenter. A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system. Several McAfee products are affected.

The Subscription Manager ActiveX control ('McSubMgr.dll') contains a stack overflow. A remote user can create HTML that references the control by its CLSID and that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary commands on the target user's system.

The following other McAfee products include the vulnerable component and are also vulnerable:

McAfee AntiSpyware 1.x, 2.x
McAfee Internet Security Suite 6.x, 7.x, 8.x
McAfee Personal Firewall Plus 5.x, 6.x, 7.x
McAfee Privacy Service 6.x, 7.x, 8.x
McAfee QuickClean 4.x, 5.x, 6.x
McAfee SpamKiller 5.x, 6.x, 7.x
McAfee VirusScan 8.x, 9.x, 10.x
McAfee Wireless Home Network Security 1.x

The vendor was notified on July 19, 2006.

Karl Lynn of eEye Digital Security discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.eeye.com/html/research/advisories/AD2006807.html

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version of McAfee SecurityCenter (6.0.23).

The McAfee advisory is available at:

http://ts.mcafeehelp.com/faq3.asp?docid=407052

Vendor URL:  www.mcafee.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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