Another McAfee security product flaw



Sans has info on a security flaw affect several McAfee security products. It could allow remote code execution. The 2007 versions of the products are not affected and a patch is expected soon. For your information, here are the affected products: McAfee Internet Security Suite 2006, McAfee Wireless Home Network Security, McAfee Personal Firewall Plus, McAfee VirusScan, McAfee Privacy Service, McAfee SpamKiller, McAfee AntiSpyware.

You may note that antivirus software is increasingly being scrutinized as a means to remotely exploit systems. Be watching for the patch to come from McAfee.

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