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JVNDB-2012-000086

Email Anti-virus (formerly WebShield SMTP) vulnerable to denial-of-service

Overview

Email Anti-virus (formerly WebShield SMTP) provided by McAfee Co., Ltd. contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.

Email Anti-virus (formerly WebShield SMTP) provided by McAfee Co., Ltd. is an anti-virus package that scans emails. Email Anti-virus (formerly WebShield SMTP) contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.

IGARASHI Eiichi of New Media Research Institute Co., Ltd. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 5.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Partial

Affected Products


McAfee, Inc.
  • Email Anti-virus (formerly WebShield SMTP)

Impact

An attacker may be able to cause a denial-of-service (DoS).
Solution

[Do not use Email Anti-virus (formerly WebShield SMTP)]
Please stop use of Email Anti-virus (formerly WebShield SMTP) according to the information provided by the developer.
The developer has stopped supporting the product.
Vendor Information

McAfee, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-noinfo) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2012-4014
References

  1. JVN : JVN#50701493
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2012-4014
Revision History

[2012/09/20]
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