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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for version of WebScan ActiveX control
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by
The Windows remote host contains the WebScan ActiveX control, which is
used by Computer Associates' eTrust Antivirus WebScan service.
The version of this ActiveX control on the remote host reportedly
contains a buffer overflow and fails to properly validate parameters.
Exploitation of these issues may permit an unauthenticated remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code or gain privileged access.
See also :
Either remote the control or upgrade to WebScan v184.108.40.2068 or later
by visiting http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/virusinfo/scan.aspx and
permiting Internet Explorer to update a new version of webscan.cab.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
Networks Security ID: 19399, 19403
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
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