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.
Published 2006-08-01 21:04:00
Updated 2018-10-17 21:32:33
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Overflow

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-3961

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2006-3961

  • McAfee Subscription Manager Stack Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2006-08-01
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    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 vulnerabilit

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-3961

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CWE ids for CVE-2006-3961

Products affected by CVE-2006-3961

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