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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0559

Format string vulnerability in the SMTP server for McAfee WebShield 4.5 MR2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format strings in the domain name portion of a destination address, which are not properly handled when a bounce message is constructed.
Publish Date : 2006-04-04 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-0559

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mcafee Webshield Smtp 4.5 Mr2 Patch Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mcafee Webshield Smtp 1

- References For CVE-2006-0559
OSVDB 24366
XF webshield-smtp-format-string(25621)
BUGTRAQ 20060404 SYMSA-2006-002: McAfee WebShield SMTP Format String Vulnerability
VUPEN ADV-2006-1219
BID 16742 McAfee Webshield SMTP Remote Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-27
SECTRACK 1015861

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0559

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