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Vulnerability Score 6.8 6.8
CVE Id CVE-2012-4581
Last Modified 22 Aug 2012 12:00:00
Published 22 Aug 2012 06:42:04
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE



McAfee Email and Web Security (EWS) 5.x before 5.5 Patch 6 and 5.6 before Patch 3, and McAfee Email Gateway (MEG) 7.0 before Patch 1, does not disable the server-side session token upon the closing of the Management Console/Dashboard, which makes it easier for remote attackers to hijack sessions by capturing a session cookie and then modifying the response to a login attempt, related to a "Logout Failure" issue.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Mcafee Email And Web Security 5.0

  • Mcafee Email And Web Security 5.5

  • Mcafee Email And Web Security 5.6

  • Mcafee Email Gateway 7.0



Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:57:36