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CVE-2013-2642 Detail

Current Description

Sophos Web Appliance before 3.7.8.2 allows (1) remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the client-ip parameter to the Block page, when using the user_workstation variable in a customized template, and remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the (2) url parameter to the Diagnostic Tools functionality or (3) entries parameter to the Local Site List functionality.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/118969.aspx Vendor Advisory
https://www.sec-consult.com/fxdata/seccons/prod/temedia/advisories_txt/20130403-0_Sophos_Web_Protection_Appliance_Multiple_Vulnerabilities.txt Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') (CWE-78)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:2.3:o:sophos:web_appliance_firmware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.7.8.1
OR
 cpe:2.3:h:sophos:web_appliance:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2642
NVD Published Date:
03/18/2014
NVD Last Modified:
03/19/2014