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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2000-0502
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:21:10
Published 08 Jun 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Mcafee VirusScan 4.03 does not properly restrict access to the alert text file before it is sent to the Central Alert Server, which allows local users to modify alerts in an arbitrary fashion.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Mcafee Virusscan 4.0.3


BID - 1326

BUGTRAQ - 20000607 Mcafee Alerting DOS vulnerability

XF - mcafee-alerting-dos(4641)

OSVDB - 6287

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:44