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CVE-2016-6458 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the content filtering functionality of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliances could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass content filters configured on an affected device. Email that should have been filtered could instead be forwarded by the device. This vulnerability affects all releases prior to the first fixed release of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliances, both virtual and hardware appliances, if the software is configured to use a content filter for email attachments that are protected or encrypted. More Information: CSCva52546. Known Affected Releases: 10.0.0-125 9.7.1-066.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94074
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037182
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161102-esa Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.7.1-066:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.7.2-046:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.7.2-047:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.7.2-054:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.9.6-026:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.9_base:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:10.0.0-124:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:10.0.0-125:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6458
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017