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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-5417

Original release date: 10/20/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008


McAfee Network Agent (mcnasvc.exe), 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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
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 disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://securitydot.net/xpl/exploits/vulnerabilities/articles/1659/exploit.html
External Source: XF
Name: mcafee-mcnasvc-dos(29501)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017057
External Source: SREASON
Name: 1750
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22371
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 20496
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061012 Mcafee Network Agent (mcnasvc.exe) Remote DoS

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