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Cisco Email Security Appliance Format String Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Cisco Email Security Appliance contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition on the affected device. Updates are not available.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to improper validation of string input in the web application. An attacker could exploit this by sending a crafted HTTP request to the affected device. An exploit could allow the attacker to impact the integrity and availability of services and data of the device including a partial DoS condition.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Cisco Email Security Appliance 7.6.0-000/8.0.0-609

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

See the vendor advisory for more information.

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