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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2152

Original release date: 04/19/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in the On-Access Scanner in McAfee VirusScan Enterprise before 8.0i Patch 12 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long filename containing multi-byte (Unicode) characters.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.9 (HIGH) (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 5.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service


The vendor has addressed this issue with the following product update: https://knowledge.mcafee.com/SupportSite/dynamickc.do?externalId=612750&command=show&forward=nonthreadedKC

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External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20070417 McAfee VirusScan On-Access Scanner Long Unicode File Name Buffer Overflow
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 23543
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1435
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017928
Type: Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#324929
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://knowledge.mcafee.com/SupportSite/dynamickc.do?externalId=612750&command=show&forward=nonthreadedKC
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: mcafee-onaccess-bo(33732)

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* cpe:/a:mcafee:virusscan_enterprise:8.0i:p11 and previous versions

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