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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3961

Buffer overflow in McSubMgr ActiveX control (mcsubmgr.dll) in McAfee Security Center 6.0.23 for Internet Security Suite 2006, Wireless Home Network Security, Personal Firewall Plus, VirusScan, Privacy Service, SpamKiller, AntiSpyware, and QuickClean allows remote user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via long string parameters, which are later used in vsprintf.
Publish Date : 2006-08-01 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-3961

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mcafee Antispyware 2005 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mcafee Antispyware 2006 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mcafee Internet Security Suite 2004 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mcafee Internet Security Suite 2005 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mcafee Internet Security Suite 2006 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mcafee Personal Firewall Plus 2004 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mcafee Personal Firewall Plus 2005 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mcafee Personal Firewall Plus 2006 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mcafee Privacy Service 2004 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mcafee Privacy Service 2005 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mcafee Privacy Service 2006 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mcafee Quickclean 2004 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mcafee Quickclean 2005 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mcafee Quickclean 2006 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mcafee Security Center 4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mcafee Security Center 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mcafee Security Center 6.0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mcafee Security Center 6.0.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mcafee Spamkiller 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mcafee Spamkiller 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mcafee Spamkiller 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mcafee Virusscan 2004 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mcafee Virusscan 2005 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mcafee Virusscan 2006 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mcafee Wireless Home Network Security 2006 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mcafee Antispyware 2
Mcafee Internet Security Suite 3
Mcafee Personal Firewall Plus 3
Mcafee Privacy Service 3
Mcafee Quickclean 3
Mcafee Security Center 4
Mcafee Spamkiller 3
Mcafee Virusscan 3
Mcafee Wireless Home Network Security 1

- References For CVE-2006-3961
VUPEN ADV-2006-3096
BID 19265 McAfee SecurityCenter Subscription Manager ActiveX Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-07-03
CERT-VN VU#481212
BUGTRAQ 20060807 [EEYEB-20060719] McAfee Subscription Manager Stack Buffer Overflow CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1016614

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3961

McAfee Subscription Manager Stack Buffer Overflow
This module exploits a flaw in the McAfee Subscription Manager ActiveX control. Due to an unsafe use of vsprintf, it is possible to trigger a stack buffer overflow by passing a large string to one of the COM-exposed routines, such as IsAppExpired. This vulnerability was discovered by Karl Lynn of eEye.
Module type : exploit Rank : normal Platforms : Windows

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