Vulnerability CVE-2006-0559


Published: 2006-04-04   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Format string vulnerability in the SMTP server for McAfee WebShield 4.5 MR2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format strings in the domain name portion of a destination address, which are not properly handled when a bounce message is constructed.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
McAfee WebShield SMTP Format String Vulnerability
Ollie Whitehouse
04.04.2006

Type:

CWE-Other

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
10/10
10/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Mcafee -> Webshield smtp 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/671
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015861
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/429812/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16742
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1219
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25621

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