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Cisco Web Security Appliance Security Bypass Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the proxy engine of the Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass security restrictions.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to improper handling of malformed HTTP methods.

Affected Software

Affected Software

See Vendor advisory.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Cisco released software updates that address this vulnerability.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)