The on-access scanner for McAfee Virex 7.7 for Macintosh, in some circumstances, might not activate when malicious content is accessed from the web browser, and might not prevent the content from being saved, which allows remote attackers to bypass virus protection, as demonstrated using the EICAR test file.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification
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20060228 Virex on-access scanning unreliable
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