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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-3377

Multiple interpretation error in (1) McAfee Internet Security Suite 7.1.5 version 9.1.08 with the 4.4.00 engine and (2) McAfee Corporate 8.0.0 patch 10 with the 4400 engine allows remote attackers to bypass virus scanning via a file such as BAT, HTML, and EML with an "MZ" magic byte sequence which is normally associated with EXE, which causes the file to be treated as a safe type that could still be executed as a dangerous file type by applications on the end system, as demonstrated by a "triple headed" program that contains EXE, EML, and HTML content, aka the "magic byte bug."
Publish Date : 2005-10-30 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-3377

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mcafee Internet Security Suite 7.1.5 Version 9.1.08 Engine 4.4.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mcafee Internet Security Suite 8.0.0 Patch 10 Engine 4400 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mcafee Internet Security Suite 2

- References For CVE-2005-3377

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=113026417802703&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20051025 Multiple Vendor Anti-Virus Software Detection Evasion Vulnerability through
http://www.securityelf.org/magicbyte.html
http://www.securityelf.org/magicbyteadv.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15189
BID 15189 Multiple Vendor Anti-Virus Magic Byte Detection Evasion Vulnerability Release Date:2005-10-25
http://www.securityelf.org/updmagic.html

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-3377

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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