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CVE-2005-3657 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/21/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3657
NVD Published Date:
12/21/2005
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011