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McAfee WebShield Default Account Security Issue

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Release Date:  2005-07-27    Views:  11,926

Secunia Advisory SA16226

Where:

From local network

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


A security issue has been reported in McAfee WebShield e250, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass the user authentication.

The problem is that it's possible to access the user interface with a certain user name and default password, which is not the "webshield" default.


Solution:
Update to version 3.0 HF244508.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by vendor.

Original Advisory:
Network Associates:
http://knowledgemap.nai.com/KanisaSupportSite/search.do?cmd=displayKCPopup&docType=kc&externalId=KBkb41837xml&sliceId=&dialogID=452878

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