CVE-2008-5540

CVE information

Published

13 years ago

Last Modified

3 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

Secure Computing Secure Web Gateway (aka Webwasher), when Internet Explorer 6 or 7 is used, allows remote attackers to bypass detection of malware in an HTML document by placing an MZ header (aka "EXE info") at the beginning, and modifying the filename to have (1) no extension, (2) a .txt extension, or (3) a .jpg extension, as demonstrated by a document containing a CVE-2006-5745 exploit..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
9.3/10
Exploit Score
8.6/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Medium
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:secure_computing:secure_web_gateway:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  Yes
-
cpe:2.3:a:secure_computing:webwasher:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
-
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  No
-
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  No
-

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