Advisory ID: SWRX-2009-001

Advisory Information

  • Title: McAfee Network Security Manager Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability
  • Advisory ID: SWRX-2009-001
  • Date published: Wednesday, November 11, 2009
  • CVE: CVE-2009-3565
  • CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (Medium) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
  • Date of last update: Wednesday, November 11, 2009
  • Vendors contacted: McAfee, Inc.
  • Release mode: Coordinated release
  • Discovered by: Daniel King, SecureWorks


McAfee Network Security Manager is vulnerable to cross-site scripting (XSS) caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using vulnerable parameters in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's web browser within the security context of the Network Security Manager site.

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