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Category:   Application (Security)  >   McAfee Encrypted USB Manager Vendors:   McAfee
McAfee Encrypted USB Manager Bug Lets Users Conduct Password Guessing Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020648
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020648
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3605   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Oct 8 2008
Original Entry Date:  Aug 11 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.1.0.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in McAfee Encrypted USB Manager. A user can conduct an off-line password guessing attack.

When the password "Re-use Threshold" policy is set to a non-zero value, a user can conduct an off-line password guessing attack.

Impact:   A user can conduct an off-line password guessing attack.
Solution:   The vendor has issued fixed versions (3.1 SP1, 3.1.0.15, 3.1.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mcafee.com/apps/downloads/security_updates/hotfixes.asp

Vendor URL:  www.mcafee.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2000), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.


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