Vulnerability CVE-2005-3657


Published: 2005-12-21   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The ActiveX control in MCINSCTL.DLL for McAfee VirusScan Security Center does not use the IObjectSafetySiteLock API to restrict access to required domains, which allows remote attackers to create or append to arbitrary files via the StartLog and AddLog methods in the MCINSTALL.McLog object.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
McAfee Security Center MCINSCTL.DLL ActiveX Control File Overwrite
Peter Vreugdenhi...
21.12.2005

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Mcafee -> Mcinsctl.dll 
Mcafee -> Virusscan security center 

 References:
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/3006
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15986
http://www.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=358
http://secunia.com/advisories/18169
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015390
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/279

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