CVE-2012-4581

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General

Score:6.8/10.0
Severity:Medium
Category:Access Control Error

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:Partial
Integrity:Partial
Availability:Partial

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Medium
Authentication:None

Published on 22/08/12 - Updated on 22/08/12

Description

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.

Category: Access Control Error

CWE-287 (Authentication Issues)
When an actor claims to have a given identity, the software does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2012-4581

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
mcafeeemail_and_web_security
mcafeeemail_gateway

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