Vulnerability CVE-2006-5417


Published: 2006-10-20   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
McAfee Network Agent (mcnasvc.exe) 1.0.178.0, as used by multiple McAfee products possibly including Internet Security Suite, Personal Firewall Plus, and VirusScan, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (agent crash) via a long packet, possibly because of an invalid string position field value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
Mcafee Network Agent (mcnasvc.exe) Remote DoS
Alexander Hristo...
20.10.2006

Type:

CWE-Other

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

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
None
Partial
Affected software
Mcafee -> Internet security suite 
Mcafee -> Network agent 
Mcafee -> Personal firewall plus 
Mcafee -> Virusscan 

 References:
http://securitydot.net/xpl/exploits/vulnerabilities/articles/1659/exploit.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1750
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017057
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/448546/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20496
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29501

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