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The antivirus application installed on the remote Windows host is
affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
The version of McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) installed on the
remote Windows host is prior to 8.9 Patch 9. It is, therefore,
affected by a memory corruption issue in the Scriptscan COM object. An
unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially
crafted HTML link, to cause a denial of service condition on the
active Internet Explorer tab. Note that this denial of service occurs
only after a fresh installation of the Scriptscan COM DLL during
See also :
Upgrade to McAfee VirusScan Enterprise version 8.8 Patch 9.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false