McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.0.0 Buffer Overflow

2006.07.14
Risk: High
Local: Yes
Remote: No
CWE: CWE-Other


CVSS Base Score: 2.1/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9/10
Exploit range: Local
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: Partial

A local Buffer Overflow was discovered in McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.0.0. The overflow can be triggered within the "Buffer OverFlow Protection Properties" by creating a buffer overflow exclusion. Then fill each field with data, and click ok, and apply Process name: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA......etc Module name: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA......etc API name: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA......etc This will trigger various exceptions based on amount of data added to each field. This will DoS the AV . McAfee AV will not run correctly again until Buffer Overflow Protection is disabled or the Buffer Overflow Exclusion is removed.


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