Advisory ID: SWRX-2009-002

Advisory Information

  • Title: McAfee Network Security Manager Authentication Bypass and Session Hijacking Vulnerability
  • Advisory ID: SWRX-2009-002
  • Date published: Wednesday, November 11, 2009
  • CVE: CVE-2009-3566
  • CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (Medium) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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 authentication bypass via HTTP session cookie hijacking. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack an existing session to the Network Security Manager.

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