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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2006-0982
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 05:00:43
Published 03 Mar 2006 06:02:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The on-access scanner for McAfee Virex 7.7 for Macintosh, in some circumstances, might not activate when malicious content is accessed from the web browser, and might not prevent the content from being saved, which allows remote attackers to bypass virus protection, as demonstrated using the EICAR test file.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Mcafee Virex 7.7


BUGTRAQ - 20060228 Virex on-access scanning unreliable

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:41:52