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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-3657

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.
Publish Date : 2005-12-21 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-3657

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mcafee Mcinsctl.dll 4.0.0.83 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mcafee Virusscan Security Center Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mcafee Virusscan Security Center 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mcafee Virusscan Security Center 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mcafee Virusscan Security Center 4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mcafee Virusscan Security Center 4.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mcafee Virusscan Security Center 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mcafee Virusscan Security Center 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mcafee Virusscan Security Center 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mcafee Virusscan Security Center 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mcafee Virusscan Security Center 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mcafee Virusscan Security Center 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mcafee Mcinsctl.dll 1
Mcafee Virusscan Security Center 11

- References For CVE-2005-3657

http://securitytracker.com/id?1015390
SECTRACK 1015390
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2005/3006
VUPEN ADV-2005-3006
http://secunia.com/advisories/18169
SECUNIA 18169
http://www.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=358
IDEFENSE 20051220 McAfee Security Center MCINSCTL.DLL ActiveX Control File Overwrite
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15986
BID 15986 McAfee VirusScan Security Center ActiveX Control Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerability Release Date:2005-12-20
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/279
SREASON 279

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-3657

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


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